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Formosan Barwing.jpg
Taiwan barwing
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Leiothrichidae
Genus: Actinodura
Gould, 1836

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The barwings are the genus Actinodura of passerine birds in the Leiothrichidae family. They are found in the hills of southern Asia from India east to China and Taiwan.

The genus contains seven species:[1]


  1. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David, eds. (2018). "Laughingthrushes and allies". World Bird List Version 8.1. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  • Collar, N. J. & Robson C. 2007. Family Timaliidae (Babblers) pp. 70 – 291 in; del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. & Christie, D.A. eds. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 12. Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.