Whistlers (Pachycephalidae)

Yellow-bellied Whistler (Pachycephala philippinensis) - HBW 12, p. 417

French: Siffleur des Philippines German: Philippinendickkopf Spanish: Silbador Filipino

Taxonomy: Hyloterpe philippinensis Walden, 1872, Luzon, Philippines.
Forms a superspecies with P. sulfuriventer and P. hypoxantha. Seven subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • fallax (McGregor, 1904) - Calayan, in N Philippines.
  • illex ( McGregor, 1907) - Camiguin Norte, in N Philippines.
  • philippinensis ( Walden, 1872) - Luzon and Catanduanes (N Philippines).

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  • fallax (McGregor, 1904) - Calayan, in N Philippines.
  • illex ( McGregor, 1907) - Camiguin Norte, in N Philippines.
  • philippinensis ( Walden, 1872) - Luzon and Catanduanes (N Philippines).
  • apoensis ( Mearns, 1905) - EC & S Philippines (Samar, Biliran, Leyte, Dinagat, most of Mindanao, Pujada).
  • boholensis Parkes, 1966 - Bohol (SC Philippines).
  • siquijorensis Rand & Rabor, 1957 - Siquijor (SC Philippines).
  • basilanica ( Mearns, 1909) - W Mindanao (Zamboanga Peninsula) and Basilan, in S Philippines.