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Black-faced Friarbird Philemon moluccensis  
Black-faced Friarbird
Photographer : © Michael K Poulsen
Location :Kapalat Mada, inland from Waikeka, Buru, Moluccas, Indonesia
Date : 31 January 2011
English synonyms:Moluccan Friarbird, Moluccas Friarbird, Buru Friarbird
Bird Family :Meliphagidae - Myzomelas, Honeyeaters, Friarbirds & Myzas
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :On the ZMUC/LIPI 2011 expedition to Buru funded by National Geographic.
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to Buru, Indonesia.

The form plumigenis is now treated as a full species: Tanimbar Friarbird Philemon plumigenis.

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