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Biak Whistler - BirdForum Opus

Pachycephala melanorhyncha


Mostly rufous (darker upperside/paler underside) with a large, dark grey bill


Biak Island, New Guinea


This is a monotypic species[1].


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  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. (2020). Biak Whistler (Pachycephala melanorhyncha), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (S. M. Billerman, B. K. Keeney, P. G. Rodewald, and T. S. Schulenberg, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.biawhi1.01

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