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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the order Passeriformes.


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  • The avifauna of Hispanolia Island is very distinct, it even has six endemic genera including Calyptophilus, Dulus, Nesoctites, Phaenicophilus, Xenoligea and Microligea.

    Hispaniolan pine forests

  • Other notable endemic birds include Hispaniolan hawk (EN) (Buteo ridgwayi), and Hispaniolan parakeet (VU) (Aratinga chloroptera) to name a few of the low to middle altitude species then white-winged warbler (VU) (Xenoligea montana), Hispaniolan emerald (Chlorostilbon swainsonii) and Hispaniolan trogan (Priotelus roseigaster) of the middle to higher elevation parts of the ecoregion.

    Hispaniolan pine forests


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