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Category:Heteroxenicus - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Heteroxenicus


This genus contains only one species, Gould's Shortwing.


Heteroxenicus 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 was formerly placed in genus Brachypteryx

Genus Heteroxenicus viewedit
H. stellatus Gould's Shortwing


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2022. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2022. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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