Australasian Robins (Petroicidae)

Olive-yellow Robin (Poecilodryas placens) - HBW 12, p. 470

French: Miro ceinturé German: Olivbandschnäpper Spanish: Petroica Bandeada
Other common names: Banded Robin/Flyrobin/Flycatcher, Yellow Thicket-flycatcher, New Guinea Yellow Shrike-robin

Taxonomy: Eopsaltria placens E. P. Ramsay, 1879, Goldie River, south-east New Guinea.
Formerly placed in a monotypic genus, Genneadryas. Possibly closer to Eopsaltria species than to current congeners; further study required. Monotypic.

Distribution: Scattered localities in New Guinea, including Batanta I, Wandammen Mts, Bomberai Peninsula, Weyland Mts, Astrolabe Bay, L Kutubu, Mt Bosavi, Karimui, and several localities in SE (e.g. R Angabunga-R Goldie area).

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