Lowland Peltops (Peltops blainvillii) - HBW 14, p. 342
French: Peltopse des plaines
Spanish: Peltopo Llanero
Other common names: Clicking Peltops, Lowland Peltops-flycatcher/Shieldbill
Taxonomy: Eurylaimus Blainvillii Lesson and Garnot, 1827, Dorey (= Manokwari), north-west New Guinea.
Forms a superspecies with P. montanus. Monotypic.
Distribution: West Papuan Is (Waigeo, Salawati and Misool) and most of lowland New Guinea (apparently largely absent from Trans-Fly region).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A perched bird waiting for flying insects.
Locality Taja, Jayapura Regency, West Papua (Indonesia), New Guinea (Monotypic species)
mehdhalaouate 8 September 2007 3 years ago 3.7
Adult perched on a wire.
Locality Ambua Lodge, Tari Valley, Papua New Guinea (mainland), New Guinea
Ken Havard 10 April 2007 34 weeks ago 3
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