Palmchat (Dulus dominicus) - HBW 10, p. 331
French: Esclave palmiste
Spanish: Sigua Palmera
Taxonomy: Tanagra dominica Linnaeus, 1766, Santo Domingo, Hispaniola.
Taxonomic position debated. Generally considered to be allied to families Bombycillidae and Ptilogonatidae, and sometimes included as a subfamily within former. Birds from I de la Gonâve (off W Haiti) described as race oviedo, but appear inseparable from those elsewhere in species’ range. Monotypic.
Distribution: Hispaniola, including I de la Gonâve and Saona I.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
an individual on a nest Locality Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
DAVID ASCANIO 15 April 2010 2 years ago 19 sec 4.2
an individual on the nest Locality Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
DAVID ASCANIO 15 April 2010 2 years ago 6 sec 3.7
Un grupo buscando alimento y vocalizando. Locality Sierra de Bahoruco, Dominican Republic
J. Gonzalez y F. Collazo 23 March 2003 4 years ago 18 sec 3.7
Adult perched in a fruiting tree late evening
Locality Botanical Garden, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Dubi Shapiro 25 January 2014 3 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 4.6
Locality Punta Cana, La Altagracia Province, Dominican Republic
Jorge Malingre 13 June 2013 18 weeks ago 3.8
Sitting at a tree
Locality Golf Course, Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Rainer Mönke 7 November 2008 5 years ago 3.7
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