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Category:Crypsirina - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Crypsirina


Two treepies from southeast Asia. They share:

  • Ten tail feathers (most other treepies have twelve)
  • The two central tail feathers have an expanded spoon-shaped tip


Crypsirina is a genus in the family Corvidae.
Dendrocitta and Temnurus are sometimes regardes as subgenera of this genus.

Genus Crypsirina viewedit
C. temia Racket-tailed Treepie
C. cucullata Hooded Treepie


  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2009. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 14: Bush-shrikes to Old World Sparrows. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553507

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Pages in category ‘Crypsirina’

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