Order Passeriformes

Family Pardalotidae

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  • Very small, plump passerines with short square tail and short bill, typically with loud but simple calls; some brightly coloured.
  • Australia.
  • Forests and woodlands, especially those dominated by eucalypts.
  • 8-12 cm.
  • 1 genus, 4 species, 12 taxa.
  • 1 species threatened;
    none extinct since 1600.

Recommended citation

Woinarski, J. & Bonan, A. (2019). Pardalotes (Pardalotidae). 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/52350 on 11 December 2019).