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Category:Brachypteryx - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Brachypteryx




Brachypteryx is a genus in the Family Muscicapidae.
It was formerly placed in the family Turdidae, but genetic evidence showed it to belong to the Old World Flycatchers.
Gould's Shortwing is now placed in its own genus Heteroxenicus, two species from southwestern India are now placed in their own genus Sholicola.

Genus Brachypteryx viewedit
B. hyperythra Rusty-bellied Shortwing
B. leucophris Lesser Shortwing
B. cruralis Himalayan Shortwing
B. sinensis Chinese Shortwing
B. goodfellowi Taiwan Shortwing
B. poliogyna Philippine Shortwing
B. erythrogyna Bornean Shortwing
B. saturata Sumatran Shortwing
B. montana Javan Shortwing
B. floris Flores Shortwing


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase

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Pages in category ‘Brachypteryx’

The following 10 pages are in this category, out of 10 total.