Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Passerida
Superfamilia: Sylvioidea
Familia: Timaliidae
Genus: Actinodura
Species: A. egertoni - A. morrisoniana - A. nipalensis - A. ramsayi - A. sodangorum - A. souliei - A. waldeni


Actinodura Gould, 1836


Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London Pt4 no.38 p.17


The Barwings are the genus Actinodura of passerine birds in the Old World babbler family. They are found in the hills of southern Asia from India east to China and Taiwan.

Species in taxonomic order

* Rusty-fronted Barwing (Actinodura egertoni)
* Spectacled Barwing (Actinodura ramsayi)
* Black-crowned Barwing (Actinodura sodangorum)
* Hoary-throated Barwing (Actinodura nipalensis)
* Streak-throated Barwing (Actinodura waldeni)
* Streaked Barwing (Actinodura souliei)
* Formosan Barwing (Actinodura morrisoniana)


* Collar, N. J. & Robson C. 2007. Family Timaliidae (Babblers) Pp. 70 - 291 in; del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. & Christie, D.A. eds. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 12. Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

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