Order Passeriformes

Family Picathartidae

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In past, linked with Corvidae or Timaliidae, but genetic studies place it closest to Eupetidae and Chaetopidae#R#R.

  • 33-38 cm.
  • 1 genus, 2 species, 2 taxa.
  • 2 species threatened;
    none extinct since 1600.

Recommended citation

Thompson, H. & Bonan, A. (2019). Picathartes (Picathartidae). 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/52328 on 11 December 2019).