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 South East Island (Rangatira), Chatham Islands, New Zealand (Monotypic species)
Mark Maddock 15 December 2001 31 weeks ago 3.8
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