Order Passeriformes

Family Eupetidae

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DNA studies support close relationship with African families Chaetopidae and Picathartidae#R#R.

  • 16-30 cm.
  • 1 genus, 1 species, 2 taxa.
  • 0 species threatened;
    none extinct since 1600.

Recommended citation

Boles, W. (2018). Rail-babbler (Eupetidae). 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/52333 on 24 March 2018).