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Turquoise Flycatcher

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Photo © by Romy OconBauko, Mountain Province, Philippines, November 2006
Photo © by Romy Ocon
Bauko, Mountain Province, Philippines, November 2006

Alternative names: Island Flycatcher; Island Verditer Flycatcher

Eumyias panayensis


[edit] Identification

[edit] Distribution

Endemic to Southeast Asia: found in the Philippines, Indonesia, Greater Sundas, Moluccas

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies

Subspecies septentrionalisPhoto © by julienlLake Tambing, Lore Lindu NP, Sulawesi, Indonesia, May 2018
Subspecies septentrionalis
Photo © by julienl
Lake Tambing, Lore Lindu NP, Sulawesi, Indonesia, May 2018

There are 7 subspecies[1]:

  • E. p. septentrionalis::
  • Montane forests of north-central and south-eastern Sulawesi
  • E. p. meridionalis:
  • E. p. obiensis:
  • Montane forests of Obi (southern Moluccas)
  • E. p. harterti:
  • Montane forests of Seram (southern Moluccas)
  • E. p. nigrimentalis:
  • Northern Philippines (montane forests of Luzon and Mindoro)
  • E. p. panayensis:
  • Central Philippines (montane forests of Negros and Panay)
  • E. p. nigriloris:

Subspecies sanghirensis is no longer recognised[2] Undescribed subspecies from the Sula Islands: Discussion thread:

  • Taliabu (Sula Islands)

[edit] Habitat

Mountain forests above 800 m

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from
  2. Avibase

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