Jewel-babblers and allies (Eupetidae)

Blue-capped Ifrit (Ifrita kowaldi) - HBW 12, p. 373

French: Ifrita de Kowald German: Blaukappenfl├Âter Spanish: Ifrita
Other common names: Ifrit(a), Blue-wreathed Ifrit, Bluecap, Blue-capped Babbler

Taxonomy: Todopsis kowaldi De Vis, 1890, Owen Stanley Mountains, New Guinea.
True affinities uncertain; possibly belongs in a separate, monotypic family. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • brunnea Rand, 1940 - Weyland Mts and Nassau Range, in WC New Guinea.
  • kowaldi (De Vis, 1890) - C & E highlands of New Guinea, including Huon Peninsula.