Black Robin (Petroica traversi) - HBW 12, p. 485
French: Miro des Chatham
Spanish: Petroica de las Chatham
Other common names: Chatham (Black) Robin, Chatham Robin-flycatcher
Taxonomy: Miro traversi Buller, 1872, Chatham Islands, east of New Zealand.
Sometimes placed with P. australis in a separate genus, Miro. Usually considered to be a melanistic insular derivative of that species, but recent molecular work inconclusive regarding this proposal. Monotypic.
Distribution: Chatham Is: Mangere I; introduced on Rangatira I.
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Adult perched on low branch of Rangatira (SE Island, Chatham Islands) forest understorey
Locality Chatham Islands, New Zealand (Monotypic species)
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