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Spot-breasted parrotbill (Paradoxornis guttaticollis)
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Paradoxornithidae
Genus: Paradoxornis
Gould, 1836
Type species
Paradoxornis flavirostris

Paradoxornis is a genus of passerine birds in the family Paradoxornithidae.


It contains the following species:[1]

Image Common Name Scientific name Distribution
Reed parrotbill Paradoxornis heudei China, eastern Russian Far East
Black-breasted parrotbill Paradoxornis flavirostris India, Bangladesh, Nepal
Spot-breasted parrotbill Paradoxornis guttaticollis Bangladesh, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Great parrotbill Paradoxornis aemodium Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, and Nepal
Brown parrotbill Paradoxornis unicolor Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, and Nepal
Three-toed parrotbill Paradoxornis paradoxus central China
Grey-headed parrotbill Paradoxornis gularis Himalayas, Indochina, and Hainan
Black-headed parrotbill Paradoxornis margaritae Cambodia and Vietnam
White-breasted parrotbill Paradoxornis ruficeps Himalaya, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam
Rufous-headed parrotbill Paradoxornis bakeri Himalayas, Indochina


  1. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David, eds. (2016). "Sylviid babblers, parrotbills & white-eyes". World Bird List Version 6.4. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 15 December 2016.

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