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Genus: Zavattariornis

[edit] Description

This genus contains one species from southern Ethiopia, Stresemann's Bush-Crow.
It resembles with its small size and its social behaviour some starlings.

[edit] Taxonomy

Zavattariornis is a genus in the family Corvidae which contains only a single species.
DNA analysis confirmed the inclusion in the present family and revealed the genus Podoces as closest relatives.

Genus Zavattariornis viewedit
Z. stresemanni Stresemann's Bush Crow

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2009. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 14: Bush-shrikes to Old World Sparrows. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553507

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