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Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis

Described by: Latham (1802)
Alternate common name(s): Australian Golden Whistler, Balim Whistler, Norfolk Whistler, Norfolk Island Whistler, Common Golden Whistler, Fulvous-tinted Whistler, Banda Sea Whistler, Black-chinned Whistler, Bismarck Whistler, Yellow-throated Whistler, New Caledonian Whistler, Fiji Whistler, White-throated Whistler, Rusty-breasted Whistler, Oriole Whistler, Melanesian Whistler
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Viti Levu, Fiji - Jun, 2007 © Tom Tarrant  Dryandra Forest, Western Australia, Australia - Aug 20, 2006 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - Oct, 2004 © Neil Fifer  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - Sep, 2004 © Neil Fifer  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - Oct, 2004 © Neil Fifer 
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Wallacea, Australasian and sw. Oceania;
(1) Sw. Sulawesi (Salayar Is.).
(2) Is. in the Flores Sea (Tanahjampea, Kalaotoa and Madu Is.).
(3) E. Java and Bali. Lesser Sundas:
(4) Sumbawa Is. to Alor Is.
(5) Sumba Is.
(6) Timor, Semau and Wetar Is.
(7) Babar Is.
(8) Damar Is.
(9) Romang Is.
(10) Leti Is. and Moa Is.
(11) Larat Is. (Tanimbar Is.).
(12) Ambon Is. and Seram Is.
(13) Buru Is.
(14) Sula Is.
(15) Banggai Is. and Peleng Is. off e. Sulawesi.
(16) Obi Is.
(17) Tidore Is. and Ternate Is.
(18) Bacan Is., Halmahera and Morotai Is.
(19) S. Western Australia.
(20) South Australia and w. Victoria.
(21) King Is. and Tasmania.
(22) Ex. e. South Australia, Victoria and se. New South Wales.
(23) E. New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory (Brindabellas).
(24) Ne. New South Wales and se. Queensland (Lamingtion National Park).
(25) Ne. Queensland (Cooktown).
(26) Lord Howe Is.
(27) Norfolk Is.
(28) Louisiade Archipelago.
(29) Louisiade Archipelago (Rossel Is.).
(30) D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago (Fergusson Is.).
(31) Louisiade Archipelago (Misima Is.).
Bismarck Archipelago:
(32) New Hanover, New Britain, New Ireland.
(33) St. Matthias Is.
(34) Admiralty Is.
(35) Tabar Is.
(36) Lihir Is.
Solomon Is.:
(37) Shortland Is.
(38) Buka Is. and Bougainville Is.
(39) Choiseul Is., Santa Isabel Is. and Florida Is.
(40) Beagle Is. and Guadalcanal.
(41) Malaita Is.
(42) Pavuvu Is.
(43) E. New Georgia Is.
(44) Rennell Is.
(45) S. New Georgia Is.
(46) Ganonga Is. and Vella Lavella Is.
(47) Santa Ana and San Cristobal Is.
(48) Loyalty Is.
(49) Aneiteum Is.
(50) Erromango Is.
(51) C. Vanuatu and Bank Is.
Santa Cruz Is.:
(52) Vanikoro Is.
(53) Utupua Is.
(54) N. Santa Cruz Is.
Fiji Is.:
(55) Kadavu Is.
(56) S. Lau Archipelago.
(57) Gau Is.
(58) Vatu Vara Is.
(59) Karo Is.
(60) Taveuni Is.
(61) Rabi Is. and Kioa Is.
(62) Ovalau Is. and se. Viti Levu Is.
(63) Waya Is. and Viti Levu Is.
(64) Yangganga Is. and Vanua Levu Is.
(65) C. New Guinea (Oranje Mountains on the n. slope of Mt. Wilhelmina).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Kiwi Wildlife Tours
Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia - Nov, 2000 Source: Dan Mennill


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


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