Coracina

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Coracina
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike westend apr05.jpg
Black-faced cuckooshrike (Coracina novaehollandiae)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Campephagidae
Genus: Coracina
Vieillot, 1816
Species

49 recognized species, see article.

Large Cuckooshrike Coracina macei

Coracina is a large genus of bird in the Campephagidae family. A revision of this genus may be involved since the group is found to be polyphyletic in relation to other genera within the Campephagidae.[1] It contains the following 49 species:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Knud A. Jønsson, Martin Irestedt, Jerome Fuchs, Per G.P. Ericson, Les Christidis, Rauri C.K. Bowie, Janette A. Norman, Eric Pasquet, Jon Fjeldsa (2008) Explosive avian radiations and multi-directional dispersal across Wallacea: Evidence from the Campephagidae and other Crown Corvida (Aves). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 47:221–236