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Category:Zavattariornis - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Zavattariornis


This genus contains one species from southern Ethiopia, Stresemann's Bush-Crow.
It resembles with its small size and its social behaviour some starlings.


Zavattariornis is a genus in the family Corvidae which contains only a single species.
DNA analysis confirmed the inclusion in the present family and revealed the genus Podoces as closest relatives.

Genus Zavattariornis viewedit
Z. stresemanni Stresemann's Bush Crow


  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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