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Daphaenosittidae (Neosittidae; sittellas; class Aves, order Passeriformes) A family of small, grey-brown birds that have black and white markings on their heads, white-tipped tails, pale rumps, and coloured wing patches. They have thin, slightly hooked bills, long wings, short tails, and short legs with long toes. They are found in forests where they climb up and down trees, feed on insects, and nest in trees. There are two genera, with three species, found in Australia and New Guinea.