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Waterthrush

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Passeriformes
Scientific name  Parkesia
Rank  Genus
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Parulidae
Higher classification  New World warbler
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Lower classifications  Northern waterthrush, Louisiana waterthrush

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The waterthrushes are a genus of New World warbler, Parkesia. The genus was split from Seiurus, which previously contained both waterthrush species and the ovenbird. When the genera split, the ovenbird was the only member left in Seiurus (making it a monotypic genus).

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Etymology

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The generic name, Parkesia, is in honor of American ornithologist Kenneth C. Parkes, who was for many years Curator of Birds at Carnegie Museum of Natural History (Sangster 2008).

Species

  • Northern waterthrush, Parkesia noveboracensis
  • Louisiana waterthrush, Parkesia motacilla


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    References

    Waterthrush Wikipedia


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