Black-throated Tit Aegithalos concinnus Scientific name definitions

Robyn P. Geldard, Simon Harrap, Josep del Hoyo, David Christie, Nigel Collar, Guy M. Kirwan, and Andrew J. Spencer
Version: 2.0 — Published December 22, 2020


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Recommended Citation

Geldard, R. P., S. Harrap, J. del Hoyo, D. A. Christie, N. Collar, G. M. Kirwan, and A. J. Spencer (2020). Black-throated Tit (Aegithalos concinnus), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (S. M. Billerman and B. K. Keeney, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.blttit2.02