Alternative names: Makira Cuckooshrike; San Cristobal Cicadabird; San Cristobal Cuckooshrike
- Edolisoma salomonis
- Grey plumage
- Black lores
- Grey-edged black primary coverts and remiges
- Black tail
- Dark brown eye
- Black bill and legs
Females have upperparts like males but the underparts are rich tawny-rufous (without barring).
 Similar species
Males are paler than Cicadabird, females completely different.
Endemic to San CristÃ³bal (Makira) in the Solomon Islands.
Fairly common in its small range.
This is a monotypic species.
Split from Cicadabird by Dickinson (2003) and Gill and Donsker (2010), but regarded as conspecific by Clements (2011).
Forms a superspecies with Cicadabird, Kai Cicadabird, Sula Cicadabird and Pale-shouldered Cicadabird.
Formerly placed in the genus Coracina.
Forest and secondary forest. Occurs from sea-level up to 900m.
No information on diet.
Forages in pairs or groups of three in dense foliage. Joins sometimes mixed-species flocks, especially with Drongos.
No information about breeding.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Dickinson, EC, ed. 2003. The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World. 3rd ed., with updates to December 2007 (Corrigenda 7). Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0691117010
- Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2011. IOC World Bird Names (version 2.10). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
- Del Hoyo, J, A Elliot, and D Christie, eds. 2005. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 10: Cuckoo-Shrikes to Thrushes. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8487334726
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