- Philepitta castanea (Velvet Asity)
- Philepitta schlegeli (Schlegel's Asity)
- Neodrepanis coruscans (Common Sunbird-Asity)
- Neodrepanis hypoxantha (Yellow-bellied Sunbird-Asity)
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Information on the Internet
- Field identification and status of the sunbird asities of Madagascar. Hawkins et al. 1997. African Bird Club.
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