A titlike Asian songbird with brown and gray plumage and a short arched bill.
- Family Panuridae (or Paradoxornithidae): two genera and several species.
- However polyphyly of the parrotbills seems dubious because of their very homogeneous bill morphology (short and laterally compressed).
- The number of Maui parrotbills in the wild has dwindled to fewer than 500.
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