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Category:Sinosuthora - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Sinosuthora


This genus contains six rather small parrotbills, all with brown to rufous-chestnut fringed wings, relatively plain in overall colouration and all lack pronounced lateral crown-stripes.


Sinosuthora is a genus in the Family Paradoxornithidae.
It was formerly placed in Sylviidae.
This genus was formerly included in Paradoxornis.
Sinosuthora is sometimes also merged with Suthora or alternatively named Temnoris.

Genus Sinosuthora viewedit
S. conspicillata Spectacled Parrotbill
S. webbiana Vinous-throated Parrotbill
S. brunnea Brown-winged Parrotbill
S. alphonsiana Ashy-throated Parrotbill
S. zappeyi Grey-hooded Parrotbill
S. przewalskii Rusty-throated 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. Penhallurick J and Robson C. 2009. The generic taxonomy of parrotbills (Aves, Timaliidae). Forktail 25: 137 - 141.

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Pages in category ‘Sinosuthora’

The following 6 pages are in this category, out of 6 total.