A collage containing many members of the Corvidae family, including the Australian Magpie, which is outside of Corvidae, and in Artamidae.

Corvid radiation: Contains all of the songbirds now known to have evolved locally and radiated out of the Australasian avifaunal region; descended from the crow family, and now occupying a vast range of roles and sizes; examples include Australasian wrens, Australasian robins, magpies, thornbills, pardalotes, the huge honeyeater family, treecreepers, lyrebirds, birds-of-paradise and bowerbirds.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Simpson & Day (1999). A Field Guide to the Birds of Australia, 6th Edition. Penguin. ISBN 0-691-04995-5. 
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