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Steel blue flycatcher

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Passeriformes
Genus  Myiagra
Higher classification  Myiagra
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Monarchidae
Scientific name  Myiagra ferrocyanea
Rank  Species
Similar  Bird, Myiagra, Rennell shrikebill, Vanikoro flycatcher, Monarch flycatcher

The steel-blue flycatcher (Myiagra ferrocyanea) is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. It is found in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands.

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Taxonomy and systematics

Alternate names for the steel-blue flycatcher include Solomons flycatcher, Solomons Myiagra flycatcher, Solomons satin flycatcher and steel-blue Myiagra.

Subspecies

Four subspecies are recognized:

  • M. f. cinerea - (Mathews, 1928): Found on Bougainville Island and Buka Island
  • M. f. ferrocyanea - Ramsay, 1879: Found on Santa Isabel Island, Choiseul Island and Guadalcanal
  • M. f. feminina - Rothschild & Hartert, 1901: Originally described as a separate species. Found on New Georgia Islands
  • M. f. malaitae - Mayr, 1931: Found on Malaita
  • References

    Steel-blue flycatcher Wikipedia


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