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Dusky Friarbird Philemon fuscicapillus  
Dusky Friarbird
Photographer : © Ludovic Besson / Muséum Gabriel Foucher
Location :Muséum Gabriel Foucher, France
Date : 25 September 2009
English synonyms:Morotai Friarbird, Morotai Island Friarbird
Bird Family :Meliphagidae - Myzomelas, Honeyeaters, Friarbirds & Myzas
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :A specimen from the Albert Maës collection.
Catalogue number: 12.Mél.31
In the museum since 1929.
Collected on Morotai Island, north of Halmahera, Indonesia.
It is probably a young bird. Two tail feathers are not fully grown.
Scale in cm.
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to (Bacan? and Halmahera?) and Morotai in the North Moluccas, Indonesia.
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