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Genus: Brachypteryx


[edit] Description


[edit] Taxonomy

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 sometimes 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. stellata Gould's Shortwing
B. leucophris Lesser Shortwing
B. montana White-browed Shortwing

[edit] References

  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
  2. Avibase

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