Alcippe (bird)

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Alcippe peracensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pellorneidae
Genus: Alcippe
Blyth, 1844
Species: about 11, but see text

Alcippe is a genus of passerine birds in the Pellorneidae family. It previously included many of the fulvettas, but recent taxonomy has been dividing the group.

The genus includes the following species:[1]


  1. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David, eds. (2016). "Babblers & fulvettas". World Bird List Version 6.4. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 15 December 2016. 
  • 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.