This race here has a very well defined blackish-brown head and neck, and is richly coloured; I am not at all sure it is the...

This race here has a very well defined blackish-brown head and neck, and is richly coloured; I am not at all sure it is the...
Species: Southern Variable Pitohui   Pitohui uropygialis
Subspecies: brunneiceps
Author: Phil Gregory
Date: 
Monday, June 13, 2016
Added to IBC: 19 Jun 2016 - 03:58
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Altitude (m): 
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...same as the rather brown-headed Kiunga birds as it more like Hooded Pitohui in being so dark and well-definedI think the group needs further splitting beyond the 3 current species of Northern, Southern and Raja Ampat

Citation

Phil Gregory, IBC1138128. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1138128.

Extended version
Phil Gregory, IBC1138128. Sound recording of Southern Variable Pitohui Pitohui uropygialis at Lake Murray, New Guinea. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1138128.

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