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Photo showing adult © by martinuk
Location: Mahawu, Sulawesi Utara,Indonesia, October, 2009

Alternative names: Sulawesi Jungle-flycatcher

Cyornis omissus

Includes: Tanahjampea Blue Flycatcher





Until recently this species was considered a part of Mangrove Blue Flycatcher. Some authorities do not agree with the split.


Clements recognizes four subspecies[1].

  • C. o. omissus:
  • Sulawesi
  • C. o. omississimus:
  • Togian Islands (off of northeastern Sulawesi)
  • C. o. peromissus:
  • Salayar Island (Flores Sea)
  • C. o. djampeanus:
  • Tanahjampea Island (Flores Sea)


Lowland moist forests and montanes.



  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2022. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2022. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Gill, F, D Donsker, and P Rasmussen (Eds). 2023. IOC World Bird List (v 13.2). Doi 10.14344/IOC.ML.13.2. http://www.worldbirdnames.org/

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