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Category:Temnurus - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Temnurus


This genus contains only one species, the Ratchet-tailed Treepie.
It differs from other treepies with its stiffened feathers on the forehead and the unusual, distinctive tail.


Temnurus is a genus in the family Corvidae.
New studies suggest a close relationship to Platysmurus.

Genus Temnurus viewedit
T. temnurus Ratchet-tailed 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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