Australasian Robins (Petroicidae)

Black Robin (Petroica traversi) - HBW 12, p. 485

French: Miro des Chatham German: Chathamschn├Ąpper 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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