Bare-throated Whistler

The Bare-throated Whistlers (Pachycephala nudigula) – also known as Lesser Sunda Whistlers or Sunda Whistlers – are endemic to Indonesia, where they occur naturally in subtropical or tropical dry forests, lowland forests and montanes.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • Pachycephala nudigula nudigula (E. J. O. Hartert, 1897) – Nominate Race
    • Range: Flores Island – in the western central Lesser Sundas
  • Pachycephala nudigula ilsa (Rensch, 1928)
    • Sumbawa island, located in the middle of the Lesser Sunda Islands chain

Alternate (Global) Names

Chinese: ???? … Czech: Pištec holokrký … Danish: Sundafløjter … Dutch: Naaktkeelfluiter, Naaktkeel-fluiter … German: Nacktkehl-Dickkopf … Finnish: Floresinviheltäjä … French: Pachycéphale à gorge nue, Siffleur à gorge nue … Indonesian: Kancilan Flores … Italian: Zufolatore golanuda … Japanese: hagenodomozuhitaki … Norwegian: Nakenstrupeplystrer … Polish: fletówka gologardla, fletówka go?ogard?a … Russian: ?????????? ??????? … Slovak: hlavácik holohrdlý, hlavá?ik holohrdlý … Spanish: Chiflador de Garganta Desnuda, Silbador de Flores … Swedish: Sundavisslare

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