Seiurus motacillaEMP17CB
Parkesia motacilla
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Clade: Nine-primaried oscines
Epifamily: Icteroidae
Clade: Blackbird and warbler group
Subfamily: Vermivorinae
Genus: Parkesia
Sangster, 2008

Northern Waterthrush, Parkesia noveboracensis
Louisiana Waterthrush, Parkesia motacilla

The waterthrushes are a genus of New World warbler, Parkesia. The genus was split from Seiurus, which contained the waterthrushes and the Ovenbird. When the genera split, the Ovenbird was the only member of this genus left, and now Seiurus is monotypic.




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