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Aternative name: Banda Sea Gerygone

Photo by James Eaton
Yamdena, Tanimbar Is, Maluku, Indonesia, November 2011
Gerygone dorsalis



Found on several islands in the Lesser Sundas and Moluccas, Indonesia.


Five subspecies recognized:

  • G. d. senex on Kalaotoa and Madu Islands
  • G. d. keyensis on Tayandu and Kai Islands
  • G. d. fulvescens in the Lesser Sundas (Moa, Kisar, Leti, Sermata, Babar and Romang)
  • G. d. kuehni on Damar Island
  • G. d. dorsalis on Tanimbar Islands


Moist lowland forests and mangrove forests.


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