Whistlers (Pachycephalidae)

Lorentz's Whistler (Pachycephala lorentzi) - HBW 12, p. 418

French: Siffleur de Lorentz German: Lorentzdickkopf Spanish: Silbador de Lorentz

Taxonomy: Pachycephala schlegelii lorentzi Mayr, 1931, Hellwig Mountains, Oranje Range, New Guinea.
Originally considered conspecific with P. schlegelii, but subsequently discovered to occur sympatrically with that species. Both are members of a species group that includes also P. orpheus, P. nudigula, P. meyeri, P. soror, P. implicata, P. pectoralis, P. caledonica, P. jacquinoti, P. flavifrons, P. melanura and P. aurea. Monotypic.

Distribution: Highlands of C New Guinea from E Snow Mts E to Hindenburg Mts and Victor Emanuel Range.

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