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Alternative name: Heinrichia

Heinrichia calligyna

Identification

17·5 cm

  • Dark blue
  • Black lores
  • White base of tail
  • Reddish vent
  • Red Iris
  • Black legs

Distribution

Endemic to south-east Asia: found in Indonesia, Greater Sundas, Sulawesi

Taxonomy

Subspecies

There are 3 subspecies[1]:

  • H. c. simplex:
  • Tentolo-Matinan Mountains (north-eastern peninsula of Sulawesi)
  • H. c. calligyna:
  • Mount Latimojong (southern-central Sulawesi)
  • H. c. picta:
  • Mekonga Mountains (south-eastern Sulawesi)

Habitat

Thick undergrowth in montane forests.

Behaviour

They forage in the leaf litter.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved July 2014)

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External Links

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