Genus Ifrita


Ifrit - The Blue-capped Ifrita is placed as the only member of the genus Ifrita, which is itself placed in the family Cinclosomatidae. This enigmatic bird is one of only three bird genera known to have poisonous members, the others being the genus Pitohui - also from New Guinea, and the Little Shrike-thrush .

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Orthonychidae
Genus : Ifrita