Drepanididae(Hawaiian honeycreepers; class Aves, order Passeriformes) A diverse family of orange, yellow, green, brown, grey, or black birds, that have bills varying from long, thin, and decurved to stout and hooked. They are arboreal, feeding on nectar, fruit, and seeds, and nesting in trees and other vegetation. The two extant species of Loxioides (three species are extinct) are often placed in the genus Psittirostra. There are 8–11 genera, with 16 species, confined to Hawaii.
More From encyclopedia.com
Piculet , Picidae Picidae (piculets, woodpeckers, wrynecks; class Aves, order Piciformes) A family of small to large, black, white, yellow, red, brown, or gree… Honeyeater , honeyeater or honeysucker, common name for arboreal birds comprising some 160 species of the family Meliphagidae, and found in Australia, New Zealand… Fringillidae , Fringillidae (finches, brambling, bullfinches, canaries, chaffinches, crossbills, goldfinches, greenfinches, grosbeaks, hawfinches, seed-eaters, sisk… Old World Warblers , Sylviidae (Old World warblers, cisticolas, prinias; class Aves, order Passeriformes) A family of small birds which have brown, grey, or greenish plum… Remizidae , Remizidae (penduline tits, verdin; class Aves, order Passeriformes) A family of small, agile, brown or yellow birds, one species of which has a black… Dicaeidae , Dicaeidae(flowerpeckers, pardalotes; class Aves, order Passeriformes) A family of small, often brightly coloured, short-tailed birds, whose bills var…
About this article
All Sources -
Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Topic
You Might Also Like