Tag: 2001

Lulu’s Tody tyrant discovered in 2001

Lulu’s Tody-tyrant Poecilotriccus luluae VULNERABLE Small, well marked tyrant flycatcher. The most striking feature is the rich chestnut-red hood (except small white throat). Hind neck band is grey/black and remaining upperparts are green, with coverts, tertials and secondaries fringed yellow. Below the hood is a narrow, white breast band, and the remainder of the underparts […]

Mishana Tyrannulet discovered in 2001

Mishana Tyrannulet Zimmerius villarejoi VULNERABLE Rather non-descript greenish-yellow tyrannulet. Uniform olive upperparts. Most of underparts also olive, but this grades into yellow on the belly and undertail coverts. Wings dull black with faint olive cast and fringed (along with median and greater coverts) with yellow. Similar spp. Differs from sympatric Slender-footed Tyrannulet Z. gracilipes in […]

Chapada Flycatcher discovered in 2001

Chapada Flycatcher Suiriri islerorum LEAST CONCERN The Chapada Flycatcher is superficially similar to Campo Suiriri Suiriri suiriri affinis but is readily identified by its vocalisations, especially the distinctive male-female duets, bill size and shape and colour of the tail. The species previously had been confused with Suiriri suiriri affinis, with which it is syntopic at […]

Mekong Wagtail discovered in 2001

Mekong Wagtail Motacilla samveasnae NEAR THREATENED Motacilla samveasnae is known, in the breeding season, from a substantial length of the River Mekong and several of its tributaries in Cambodia, extending upstream from Kampi into southern Laos, and there is a record from the non-breeding season in Thailand. In optimal habitat, linear densities may reach many […]

Bukidnon Woodcock discovered in 2001

Bukidnon Woodcock Scolopax bukidnonensis LEAST CONCERN Bukidnon Woodcock Scolopax bukidnonensis is known from central and northern Luzon and four mountains on Mindanao. Specimens were obtained in the 1960s but were incorrectly identified as Eurasian Woodcock S. rusticola and it was not until birds were sighted and heard in 1993 on Mt Kitanglad, Bukidnon Province, Mindanao, […]