Long-tailed Fantail (Rhipidura opistherythra) - HBW 11, p. 229
French: Rhipidure des Tanimbar
Spanish: Abanico de Tanimbar
Other common names: Tanimbar Fantail
Taxonomy: Rhipidura opistherythra P. L. Sclater, 1883, Larat and Maru, Tanimbar Islands.
Forms a superspecies with R. teysmanni, R. superflua, R. dedemi and R. lepida; all are part of a species group that also includes R. rufidorsa, R. dahli, R. matthiae, R. malaitae, R. dryas, R. rufifrons and R. semirubra. Monotypic.
Distribution: Larat, Yamdena and Maru, in Tanimbar Archipelago.
- Near Threatened Enlarge map
Brief view of an individual among vegetation (the at 33% speed). Locality Yamdena, Tanimbar Islands, Lesser Sundas (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 3 November 2011 1 year ago 29 sec 2.3