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Rote Myzomela Myzomela irianawidodoae   - Male
Rote Myzomela
Photographer : © Phil Tizzard
Location :Rote Island, Lesser Sundas, Indonesia
Date : 16 August 2017
English synonyms:
Bird Family :Meliphagidae - Myzomelas, Honeyeaters, Friarbirds & Myzas
Red Data Status :Unspecified
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Newly described taxon from Rote, Indonesia; often subsumed under Sumba Myzomela but vocally very distinct.
Eames, J., van Balen, B., Brickle, N.W. & Rheindt, F.E. (2016) Birds of the Indonesian Archipelago: Greater Sundas and Wallacea. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
Prawiradilaga, Baveja, Suparno, Ashari, Ng, Gwee, Verbelen, Rheindt. (2017) A colourful new species of Myzomela honeyeater from Rote Island in eastern Indonesia. Treubia 44:77-100.
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