Order Passeriformes

Family Dicaeidae

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Merged with Nectariniidae by some recent authors#R.

  • 7-13 cm.
  • 2 genera, 54 species, 145 taxa.
  • 3 species threatened;
    none extinct since 1600.

Recommended citation

Cheke, R., Mann, C. & Bonan, A. (2019). Flowerpeckers (Dicaeidae). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/52349 on 6 December 2019).