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Category:Mohoua - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Mohoua


These three Mohuas from New Zealand have a much more Warbler-like bill than other Whistlers.


Mohoua is a genus in the Family Mohouidae.
It has been placed in different families in the past, including Paridae, Timaliidae, Orthonychidae, Campephagidae, Sylviidae, Maluridae and Pachycephalidae.
The extinct Piopio may have belonged to this genus too, Pipipi was formerly sometimes placed in its own genus Finschia.

Genus Mohoua viewedit
M. albicilla Whitehead
M. ochrocephala Yellowhead
M. novaeseelandiae Pipipi


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  3. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2014. IOC World Bird Names (version 4.3). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.

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Pages in category ‘Mohoua’

The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total.