Order Passeriformes

Family Hypocoliidae

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See Bombycillidae (below). Precise relationships to bombycillids and allies uncertain; further research required. Prior to advent of genetic analysis, suggested by some authors to be closer to Pycnonotidae.

  • 23-23 cm.
  • 1 genus, 1 species, 1 taxon.
  • 0 species threatened;
    none extinct since 1600.

Recommended citation

Porter, R. & Aspinall, S. (2019). Hypocolius (Hypocoliidae). 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/52312 on 7 December 2019).