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Robin, Black-sided
 
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Scientific Name:
Poecilodryas hypoleuca
Location(s):
Asia, Global, Indonesia, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea Read more
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IUCN
The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be fairly common to common (Coates 1990). ...
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Wikipedia
The genus name is derived from the Ancient Greek words poikilos "little" and dryas "dryad", and the species name hypoleuca is derived from the Ancient Greek words hypo- "under" and leukos "white". Sibley and Ahlquist's DNA-DNA hybridisation studies placed this group in a Corvida parvorder comprising many tropical and Australian passerines including pardalotes, fairy-wrens, honeyeaters and crows.[ 2] However, subsequent molecular research (and current consensus) places the robins as a very early offshoot of the Passerida (or "advanced" songbirds) within the songbird lineage.[ 3] ...
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