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Banda Myzomela Myzomela boiei annabellae   - Adult male in flight
Banda Myzomela
Photographer : © Jon Hornbuckle
Location :Yamdena, Tanimbar, Indonesia
Date : 22 July 2009
English synonyms:Wallacean Honeyeater, Banda Honeyeater, Scarlet Honeyeater, Scarlet Myzomela, Boie's Honeyeater
Bird Family :Meliphagidae - Myzomelas, Honeyeaters, Friarbirds & Myzas
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to the Banda Islands, Babar and Tanimbar Islands of Indonesia.

Split from Scarlet Honeyeater Myzomela sanguinolenta following Wolters, H.E. (1979) Die Vogelarten der Erde. Paul Parey: Hamburg. See also Dickinson, Edward C., Editor (2003) The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 3rd edition. London: Christopher Helm.

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