Ivory-backed Woodswallow (Artamus monachus) - HBW 14, p. 305
French: Langrayen à tête noire
Spanish: Artamo Cabecinegro
Other common names: White-backed(!)/Hooded/Celebes Woodswallow
Taxonomy: Artamus monachus Bonaparte, 1850, Sulawesi.
Forms a superspecies with A. maximus and A. insignis, this group perhaps including also A. leucorynchus and A. mentalis. Birds from Sula Is described as a geographical race, sulaensis, but regarded as insufficiently differentiated from those in rest of species' range. Treated as monotypic.
Distribution: Sulawesi, Lembeh, Banggai Is and Sula Archipelago.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A bird leaving its nest and perching in front of it Locality Tambing Lake, Lore Lindu National Park, Central Sulawesi, Sulawesi (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 30 July 2007 6 years ago 36 sec 3.7
A bird on the top of a dead tree, preening Locality Tambing Lake, Lore Lindu National Park, Central Sulawesi, Sulawesi (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 30 July 2007 6 years ago 39 sec 3.6
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