Remiz

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Remiz
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Eurasian penduline tit
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Remizidae
Genus: Remiz
Jarocki, 1819
Species

4, see text

Synonyms[1]

Remiza Stejneger, 1887
Remizus Pražák, 1897

Remiz is a genus of birds in the Remizidae family, commonly known as the Eurasian pendulines (in contrast to the African pendulines). Like other penduline tits, they are named for their elegant, pendulous nests. The genus name, Remiz, is the Polish word for the Eurasian penduline tit.[2]

Species[edit]

It contains the following three species:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mlíkovský, Jiří (26 August 2011). "Nomenclatural and taxonomic status of bird taxa (Aves) described by an ornithological swindler, Josef Prokop Pražák (1870–1904)". Zootaxa (3005): 45–68. 
  2. ^ Jobling, James A (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. London: Christopher Helm. p. 333. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.