Pnoepygidae – Cupwing

Pygmy Wren Babbler by Peter Ericsson

Pygmy Cupwing by Peter Ericsson

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CLASS – AVES, Order – PASSERIFORMES, Family – Cupwing – Family Pnoepygidae

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Species (5)

Scaly-breasted Cupwing (Pnoepyga albiventer)
Chinese Cupwing (Pnoepyga mutica)
Taiwan Cupwing (Pnoepyga formosana)
Nepal Cupwing (Pnoepyga immaculata)
Pygmy Cupwing (Pnoepyga pusilla)


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Pnoepyga is a genus of wren-babbler endemic to southern and south eastern Asia.

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