Large-billed gerygone

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Large-billed gerygone
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Acanthizidae
Genus: Gerygone
G. magnirostris
Binomial name
Gerygone magnirostris
Gould, 1843

The large-billed gerygone (Gerygone magnirostris) is a species of bird in the family Acanthizidae found in northern Australia and New Guinea. The Biak gerygone, formerly considered a distinct species, is now placed herein as a subspecies (Gerygone magnirostris hypoxantha).


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Gerygone magnirostris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

Venables B., Pritchard J. and Murphy S. (2007) Novel observations of pre-breeding display structures used by Large-billed Gerygones. Sunbird 37: 30.