Monarch-flycatchers (Monarchidae)

Rufous Paradise-flycatcher (Terpsiphone cinnamomea) - HBW 11, p. 293

French: Tchitrec roux German: Zimtparadiesschnäpper Spanish: Monarca-colilargo Canela
Other common names: Luzon Paradise-flycatcher (unirufa); Talaud Paradise-flycatcher (talautensis)

Taxonomy: Zeocephus cinnamomeus Sharpe, 1877, Isabela de Basilan, Philippines.
Race talautensis sometimes treated as a separate species. Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • unirufa Salomonsen, 1937 - N Philippines: Palaui, Luzon, Polillo, Catanduanes, Lubang, Mindoro, Marinduque, Tablas, Romblon, Sibuyan, Panay, Negros and Cebu.
  • cinnamomea (Sharpe, 1877) - S Philippines: Samar, Dinagat, Siargao, Camiguin Sur, Mindanao, Basilan and Sulu Archipelago.
  • talautensis (A. B. Meyer & Wiglesworth, 1894) - Talaud Is, S of Philippines.