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Australasian Robins (Petroicidae)

Pale-yellow Robin (Tregellasia capito) - HBW 12, p. 473

French: Miro jaunâtre German: Fahlgesichtschnäpper Spanish: Petroica Amarillenta
Other common names: Buff-faced/Large-headed/Pale Robin; Northern Pale-yellow/Rufous-lored Robin (nana); Southern Pale-yellow Robin (capito)

Taxonomy: Eopsaltria Capito Gould, 1854, Brisbane River, Queensland, Australia.
Precise relationship of present genus with Eopsaltria uncertain; subsumed unto that genus by some earlier authors, but most recent authors maintain two separate genera. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • nana (E. P. Ramsay, 1878) - NE Queensland (Cooktown district S to Cardwell and Hinchinbrook I), in NE Australia.
  • capito (Gould, 1854) - coasts of SE Queensland and NE New South Wales (E Australia).