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 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 4
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 3.9
Male perched on a tree
Locality Lore Lindu National Park, Central Sulawesi, Sulawesi
meulens 17 September 2013 23 weeks ago 4.3
A bird perched on a dead branch.
Pete Morris 17 September 2005 39 weeks ago 3.7
An adult in flight with nest material.
Locality Tapokolitang, Dumoga Bone (Bogani Nani Wartabone) National Park, North Sulawesi, Sulawesi (Monotypic species)
David Beadle 12 October 2011 2 years ago 3.5
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