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Category:Platysteiridae - BirdForum Opus

Family: Platysteiridae


Batises, Wattle-eyes and Shrike-flycatchers.


Platysteiridae is one of the Ocine families within Passeriformes.

Some authorities include the the family Platysteiridae in the Malaconotidae.
Ward's Flycatcher, Black-and-white Shrike-flycatcher and African Shrike-flycatcher used to be included here but are now placed in the Vangidae.

Family Platysteiridae viewedit

Genus Lanioturdus viewedit
L. torquatus White-tailed Shrike

Genus Platysteira viewedit
P. cyanea Brown-throated Wattle-eye
P. albifrons White-fronted Wattle-eye
P. peltata Black-throated Wattle-eye
P. laticincta Banded Wattle-eye
P. castanea Chestnut Wattle-eye
P. hormophora West African Wattle-eye
P. tonsa White-spotted Wattle-eye
P. blissetti Red-cheeked Wattle-eye
P. chalybea Black-necked Wattle-eye
P. jamesoni Jameson's Wattle-eye
P. concreta Yellow-bellied Wattle-eye

Genus Batis viewedit
B. margaritae Margaret's Batis
B. mixta Forest Batis
B. crypta Dark Batis
B. diops Rwenzori Batis
B. capensis Cape Batis
B. fratrum Woodward's Batis
B. molitor Chinspot Batis
B. soror Pale Batis
B. pririt Pririt Batis
B. senegalensis Senegal Batis
B. orientalis Grey-headed Batis
B. erlangeri Western Black-headed Batis
B. minor Eastern Black-headed Batis
B. perkeo Pygmy Batis
B. minima Verreaux's Batis
B. ituriensis Ituri Batis
B. poensis Bioko Batis
B. minulla Angola Batis


This category has the following 4 subcategories, out of 4 total.