Order Passeriformes

Family Ptiliogonidae

Silky-flycatchers
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General

Over the years name has been spelt several ways, most traditionally Ptilogonatidae, and very recently Ptiliogonatidae (see Ptiliogonys); but on basis of ICZN Code the correct name is Ptiliogonidae#R.

  • 18-24 cm.
  • 3 genera, 4 species, 10 taxa.
  • 0 species threatened;
    none extinct since 1600.

Recommended citation

Chu, M. (2017). Silky-flycatchers (Ptiliogonidae). 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/52310 on 23 November 2017).