Family Monarch-flycatchers (Monarchidae)

Vulnerable

Djaul Flycatcher (Myiagra cervinicolor)


Taxonomy

French: Monarque de Djaul German: Zimtsteißmonarch Spanish: Monarca cervuno
Taxonomy:

Monarcha hebetior cervinicolor

Salomonsen

, 1964,

Djaul Island, Bismarck Archipelago

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Until recently treated as conspecific with M. hebetior (see above) and hitherto with M. eichhorni. Differs from M. hebetior in its much larger size (mean male tail 77.3 mm vs 60.7#R; allow 3); and in female in pale grey vs blue-black crown and head sides (3); brighter rufous upperparts and tail (1); and greyer underparts (1). Differs from M. eichhorni in its larger size (mean male tail 77.3 mm vs 71.5#R; allow 2); and in female in its pale grey vs dark grey crown and head sides (2); white vs dull grey throat and breast, with greyish-white vs mid-grey belly (3); and brighter rufous upperparts and tail (1). Monotypic.

What do (1) and (2) mean? Learn more about the scoring system.
Distribution:

Djaul I, off NW New Ireland (Bismarck Archipelago).

Descriptive notes

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Recommended citation

del Hoyo, J. & Collar, N. (2017). Djaul Flycatcher (Myiagra cervinicolor). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/1343822 on 20 November 2017).