Woodswallows (Artamidae)

Great Woodswallow (Artamus maximus) - HBW 14, p. 305

French: Grand Langrayen German: Riesenschwalbenstar Spanish: Artamo Grande
Other common names: Giant/Greater/Papuan/New Guinea/Black-breasted Woodswallow

Taxonomy: Artamus maximus A. B. Meyer, 1874, Hatam, Arfak Mountains, New Guinea.
Forms a superspecies with A. monachus and A. insignis, this group perhaps including also A. leucorynchus and A. mentalis. Monotypic.

Distribution: Mountain ranges of New Guinea, from 800 m to 2800 m.