Black Thicket-fantail (Rhipidura maculipectus) - HBW 11, p. 241
French: Rhipidure maculé
Spanish: Abanico Colipinto
Taxonomy: Rhipidura maculipectus G. R. Gray, 1858, Aru Islands.
Forms a group with R. threnothorax and R. leucothorax. Monotypic.
Distribution: W Papuan Is (Batanta, Salawati, possibly Misool), NW & S New Guinea from Vogelkop E to Warbusi (Geelvink Bay) and, in S, discontinuously (including Daru I) to R Laloki, and Aru Is.
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A bird flicking close to the water.
Locality Brown River, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (mainland), New Guinea (Monotypic species)
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Locality Hisiu Mangroves, Central Province, Papua New Guinea (mainland), New Guinea (Monotypic species)
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