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Black Shama Copsychus cebuensis   - Male
Black Shama
Photographer : © Raul Benjamin Puentespina
Location :Tabunan Forest, Tabunan, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
Date : 26 July 2007
English synonyms:Cebu Black Shama, Cebu Shama
Bird Family :Saxicolini - Robins, Nightingales, Chats, Shamas, Redstarts, Grandala, Forktails, Cochoas & Wheatears
Red Data Status :Endangered
Remarks :I hope more people will be made aware that the Black Shama is only found in the island of Cebu, Philippines and is struggling to survive in the remaining forest habitat of the Tabunan Forest. The unabated clearing of its remaining forest habitat has significantly reduced its population. - RBP
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to the island of Cebu in The Philippines.
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