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White naped yuhina1
White-naped Yuhina
Yuhina bakeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Zosteropidae
Genus: Yuhina
Hodgson, 1836

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Yuhina (from yuhin, Nepali for Y. gularis)[1] is a genus of bird in the Zosteropidae family.

It contains the following species:

The White-bellied Yuhina (Erpornis zantholeuca) was formerly in this genus.


  1. ^ Jobling, James A. (1991). A Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. Oxford University Press. p. 252. ISBN 0 19 854634 3. 
  • 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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