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Robin, White-rumped
 
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Scientific Name:
Peneothello bimaculata
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 generally scarce but locally common (Coates 1990). ...
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Wikipedia
Described by Italian naturalist Tommaso Salvadori in 1874, the White-rumped Robin is a member of the Australasian Robin family Petroicidae, or Eopsaltridae.[ 2] 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 and honeyeaters as well as crows.[ 3] 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.[ 4] ...
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