; class Aves, order Passeriformes)
A family of small birds which have brown or grey upper-parts and white under-parts, with streaked flanks. They have long, strong, decurved bills, brush-tipped tongues, long toes, and squared tails. They are arboreal, inhabit thick woodland, climb up and down trees in search of insects, and nest in tree holes. There is one genus, Rhabdornis, with two species, found only in the Philippines.
Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.