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Crypsirina cucullata Gould.jpg
Crypsirina cucullata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Crypsirina
Vieillot, 1816
  • C. temia
  • C. cucullata

Crypsirina is a small genus of long-tailed passerine birds in the crow and jay family, Corvidae. The two species are highly arboreal and rarely come to the ground to feed.

They are

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Crypsirina temia.jpg Crypsirina temia Racket-tailed treepie southern Burma (Myanmar), Thailand, Indo-China, Sumatra, Java and Bali
Hooded Treepie.jpg Crypsirina cucullata Hooded treepie Burma

The racket-tailed treepie, formerly placed in Dendrocitta, is an all-black Southeast Asian species. The grey and black hooded treepie is endemic to Myanmar.


  • Madge and Burn, Crows and Jays ISBN 0-7136-3999-7