Oreoicidae – Australo-Papuan Bellbirds

Crested Bellbird Oreoica gutturalis ©Ian Montgomery Website

Oreoicidae is a newly recognised family of small insectivorous passerines, formerly placed in the Old World warbler incerta sedis family. They are confined to Australasia; two in New Guinea and the third in Australia. It contains just three species, all in different genera:

Crested Bellbird Oreoica gutturalis

Crested Pitohui Ornorectes cristatus

Rufous-naped Whistler Aleadryas rufinucha

Number of Species
  • Number of bird species: 3

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