Fulvetta

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Typical fulvettas
White-browed Fulvetta.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sylviidae
Genus: Fulvetta
David & Oustalet, 1877
Species

8, and see text

Fulvetta is a songbird genus. Originally proposed in 1877, it was recently reestablished for the typical fulvettas, which were long included with their presumed relatives in the Timaliidae (Old World babbler) genus Alcippe.[1] But they are actually quite closely related to the typical warblers and therefore a member of the family Sylviidae.

It contains the following species:

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Collar & Robson (2007)

References[edit]

  • Collar, N.J. & Robson, Craig (2007): Family Timaliidae (Babblers). In: del Hoyo, Josep; Elliott, Andrew & Christie, D.A. (eds.): Handbook of Birds of the World, Volume 12 (Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees): 70-291. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.