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Category:Lioptilus - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Lioptilus


A single species with uncertain affinities: Bush Blackcap Lioptilus nigricapillus.


Lioptilus is a genus in the Family Sylviidae.
It was formerly included in the family Timaliidae but has also been treated as an aberrant bulbul.
Clements includes this genus now in the genus Sylvia.

Genus Lioptilus viewedit
L. nigricapillus Bush Blackcap


  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/

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