Monday, Jul 28, 2014

Southern Shrikebills


Southern Shrikebill (Clytorhynchus pachycephaloides)The Southern Shrikebills (Clytorhynchus pachycephaloides) - also known as Brown Flycatchers - are songbirds native to the Pacific Islands of New Caledonia and Vanuatu.


Subspecies and Distribution:

  • Clytorhynchus pachycephaloides pachycephaloides (Elliot, 1870)

  • Clytorhynchus pachycephaloides grisescens (Sharpe, 1899)
    • Range: Banks Islands and Vanuatu - from Torres Island south to the islands of Émaé, Éfaté and Erromango.

Alternate (Global) Names

Czech: Lejskovec tuhýkovitý, lejskovec ťuhýkovitý ... Danish: Melanesisk Skadenæb ... Dutch: Vanuatuklauwiermonarch, Vanuatu-klauwiermonarch ... Finnish: Uudenkaledonianlepinkäis monarkki ... French: Gobemouche brun, Monarque brun, Monarque des Hébrides ... German: Hebridenwürgermonarch, Hybriden Würgermonarch, Hybridenwürgermonarch ... Italian: Becco d'averla meridionale, Beccouncinato meridionale ...Japanese: karedoniaoohashihitaki ...Norwegian: Grønnebbmonark ... Polish: dzierzbodziób nowokaledonski, dzierzbodziób nowokaledoński ... Russian: Гебридская большеклювая мухоловка ... Slovak: monarch hnedý ... Spanish: Monarca Pardo, Monarca Sureño ... Swedish: Melanesisk monark


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