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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Passeriformes Family: Motacillidae Genus: Anthus Species: A. richardi Binomial name Anthus richardi Vieillot, 1818 The Richard’s Pipit (Anthus richardi) is a medium-sized passerine bird which breeds in open grasslands in northern Asia. It is a long-distance migrant moving to open lowlands in southern Asia. It is a rare […]

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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum:  Chordata Class: Aves Order: Passeriformes Family: Rhipiduridae Genus: Rhipidura Species: R. javanica Binomial name Rhipidura javanica (Sparrman, 1788) Main features: Small (18cm); dark plumage; long broad tail which it often fans out. Genders look alike. Adult: Narrow black breast band contrasting with white throat and whitish belly. Upperparts dark/slaty grey; tail black […]

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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Passeriformes Family: Sylviidae Genus: Orthotomus Species: O. sutorius Binomial name Orthotomus sutorius (Pennant, 1769) The Common Tailorbird, Orthotomus sutorius, is an Old World warbler. This tailorbird is a resident breeder in tropical south Asia from Pakistan and India to south China, and Indonesia. Main features: Small (12cm); upperparts […]

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