Timor Stubtail (Urosphena subulata) - HBW 11, p. 588
French: Bouscarle de Timor
Spanish: Buscarla-colicorta de Timor
Taxonomy: Orthnocichla subulata Sharpe, 1884, Timor.
Originally considered to include Tesia everetti as a race. Birds on Wetar may represent an undescribed race; further study required. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- subulata (Sharpe, 1884) - islands of Wetar, Atauro, Timor and Roti, in E Lesser Sundas.
- advena (E. J. O. Hartert, 1906) - Babar I (E of Timor).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
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A bird giving three times its extremely high-pitched whistle. Locality Alor, Lesser Sundas
Josep del Hoyo 23 October 2011 2 years ago 4