Timor Blue-flycatcher (Cyornis hyacinthinus) - HBW 11, p. 159
French: Gobemouche hyacinthe
Spanish: Papamoscas Jacintino
Other common names: Blue-backed/Hyacinthine Flycatcher
Taxonomy: Muscicapa hyacinthina Temminck, 1820, no locality = Timor.
Placement in genus Niltava has been considered more appropriate for this species. Forms a superspecies with C. hoevelli and C. sanfordi. Population on Roti (off SW Timor) may belong to an as yet undescribed race. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- kuehni E. J. O. Hartert, 1904 - Wetar, in E Lesser Sundas.
- hyacinthinus (Temminck, 1820) - Timor, Roti and Semau, in E Lesser Sundas.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Locality Timor-Leste, Timor, Lesser Sundas
James Eaton 1 November 2012 4 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 4.4
A perched bird.
Locality Timor, Lesser Sundas (ssp hyacinthinus)
mehdhalaouate 13 April 2008 3 years ago 3
A male perched in a tree.
Locality Wetar, Lesser Sundas (ssp kuehni)
Josep del Hoyo 25 October 2011 1 year ago 2.5
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