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Category:Cholornis - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Cholornis


This genus would contains two species. They resemble in plumage the Great Parrotbill and their voices also differ from other parrotbills.


Cholornis is a genus in the Family Paradoxornithidae.
It was formerly placed in Sylviidae
This genus was formerly merged with Paradoxornis. Penhallurick and Robson suggest the name Hemirhynchus for this genus.

Genus Cholornis viewedit
C. unicolor Brown Parrotbill
C. paradoxus Three-toed Parrotbill


  1. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2007. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 12: Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553422
  2. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  3. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2010. IOC World Bird Names (version 2.7). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
  4. Penhallurick J and Robson C. 2009. The generic taxonomy of parrotbills (Aves, Timaliidae). Forktail 25: 137 - 141.

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Pages in category ‘Cholornis’

The following 2 pages are in this category, out of 2 total.