Whistlers (Pachycephalidae)

Morningbird (Colluricincla tenebrosa) - HBW 12, p. 432

French: Pitohui des Palau German: Singpitohui Spanish: Picanzo de Palau
Other common names: Palau Morning Bird

Taxonomy: Rectes tenebrosus Hartlaub and Finsch, 1868, Peleliu Island, Palau.
Has previously been placed in genus Pitohui or in a monotypic Malacolestes, but appears to be an insular derivative of C. megarhyncha group. Monotypic.

Distribution: Palau Is (Babelthuap, Koror, Garakayo, Peleliu, Ngabad).

  • Least Concern
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