Sittellas (Neosittidae)

Black Sittella (Daphoenositta miranda) - HBW 12, p. 641

French: Néositte noire German: Prachtkleiber Spanish: Neosita Negra
Other common names: Pink-faced Sittella/Nuthatch, Wonder/Mountain Tree-runner

Taxonomy: Daphoenositta miranda De Vis, 1897, Mount Scratchley, south-east New Guinea.
Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • frontalis van Oort, 1910 - Snow Mts, in WC New Guinea.
  • kuboriensis Mayr & Gilliard, 1952 - Central Highlands (Kubor Range and Mt Giluwe), in EC New Guinea.
  • miranda De Vis, 1897 - mountains of SE New Guinea (Mt Tafa, Mt Scratchley and Mt Albert Edward).

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