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- proper noun A taxonomic
genuswithin the family Zosteropidae— the yuhinas.
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Family Common Name Species Timaliidae Deignan's babbler Stachyris rodolphei* Timaliidae Burmese yuhina Yuhina humilis* An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.
Timaliidae Chestnut-crested yuhina Yuhina everetti
A nest of the Black-chinned Yuhina, taken by Mr. Gammie on the 17th
The Stripe-throated Yuhina breeds, according to Mr. Hodgson's notes, from April to July, building a large massive nest of moss, lined with moss-roots, and wedged into a fork of a branch or between ledges of rocks, more or less globular in shape, and with a circular aperture near the top towards one side.
Biological Ramblings has written a typically thorough (but even for a non-science bod like myself easily digested) account of some interesting molecular work on the relationships between vireos, shrike-babblers, and what was formerly known as the White-bellied Yuhina but has been re-named