Birds-Melanocharitidae-Berrypickers

This family of berrypeckers and longbills restricted to the forests of New Guinea. The family contains ten species in four (sometimes three) genera.
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Obscure Berrypecker (Melanocharis arfakiana)

Obscure Berrypecker (Melanocharis arfakiana)

Fan-tailed Berrypecker (Melanocharis versteri)

Fan-tailed Berrypecker (Melanocharis versteri)

Slaty-chinned Longbill (Toxorhamphus poliopterus)

Slaty-headed Longbill (Toxorhamphus poliopterus) A perched bird.

Black Berrypecker (Melanocharis nigra)

Black Berrypecker (Melanocharis nigra) A perched bird.

Slaty-headed longbill or grey-winged longbill (Toxorhamphus poliopterus)

Slaty-headed Longbill, (Slaty-chinned Longbill), Toxorhamphus poliopterus, Papua New Guinea, by Adam Riley

Fan-tailed Berrypecker (Melanocharis versteri)

Fan-tailed Berrypecker (Melanocharis versteri) Male perched in a tree.

Toxorhamphus novaguineae (Yellow-bellied Longbill)

Yellow-bellied Longbill (Toxorhamphus novaeguineae) adult bird caught in mistnet

Spotted Berrypecker (Rhamphocharis crassirostris)

Spotted Berrypecker (Rhamphocharis piperata) A female perched in a tree feeding on fruit.

Black Berrypecker (Melanocharis nigra)

Black Berrypecker (Melanocharis nigra)

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