Category: Oxpeckers

Oxpeckers (Buphagidae)

Class AVES Order PASSERIFORMES Suborder OSCINES Family Buphagidae (OXPECKERS) free text from the Handbook of the Birds of the World. Medium-sized passerines with heavy, flattened bill; plumage coloration dull brownish and buff, with contrastingly bright eye wattle and bill. 20 cm. Africa. Savanna and farmland with large ungulates. 1 genus, 2 species, 3 taxa. No […]