Crested Pitohui (Pitohui cristatus) - HBW 12, p. 435
French: Pitohui huppé
Spanish: Pitohuí Crestado
Other common names: Crested Wood-shrike
Taxonomy: Rectes cristata Salvadori, 1876, Mount Morait, north Vogelkop, New Guinea.
Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- cristatus (Salvadori, 1876) - NW & W New Guinea: mountains of Vogelkop and Onin Peninsula, Weyland Mts and Nassau Mts.
- arthuri E. J. O. Hartert, 1930 - N & C New Guinea E to Sepik Mts in N and Karimui area of Chimbu Province in S; Cyclops Mts; R Oriomo area, S Trans-Fly region.
- kodonophonos Mayr, 1931 - SE New Guinea E from L Kutubu.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
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Bird calling from low in the understorey late morning. Locality Varirata National Park, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (mainland), New Guinea
Sam Woods 23 September 2008 3 years ago 4.5
2 different sound levels in one flow of song Locality Varirata National Park, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (mainland), New Guinea
Niels Poul Dreyer 8 July 1990 3 years ago 3