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Arafura Fantail Rhipidura dryas

Described by: Gould (1843)
Alternate common name(s): Wood Fantail
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Lesser Sundas, Moluccas, and n. Australia;
Fragmented island distribution;
(1) Bonerate Is. (Tanahjampea Is. and Kalao Is.) in the Flores Sea.
(2) Kalaotoa Is. in the Flores Sea.
Lesser Sundas:
(3) S. Lesser Sundas (Sumba).
(4) Lesser Sundas (Flores, Alor, Wetar, Sawu, Roti, and Timor).
(5) E. Lesser Sundas (Romang, Leti, Moa, and Damar).
(6) Ex. e. Lesser Sundas (Babar Is.).
(7) Tanimbar Archipelago.
(8) W. Papuan Is. (Waigeo, Salawati, Shildpad, Misool).
(9) S. Moluccas (Banda, Seram, Seram Laut, Watubela, Manggur group, Kur, Taam), Tayandu Is. and Kai Is. (Kai Kecil) in the Banda Sea, and Aru Is. (Babi).
(10) W. New Guinea (Mimika River area).
(11) Ne. Western Australia w. to Broome, and Collier Bay, and n. Northern Territory (Kimberley), Melville Is., Truant Is., and Groote Eylandt to nw. Queensland (w. Cape York Peninsula).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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