Fiji shrikebill

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Fiji shrikebill
Beitrag zur fauna Centralpolynesiens. Ornithologie der Viti-, Samoa- und Tonga-inselnPl8.jpg
Fig. 1 Plate from Haulaub and Finsch Beitrag zur fauna Centralpolynesiens.Ornithologie der Viti, Samoa und Tonga
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Monarchidae
Genus: Clytorhynchus
Species: C. vitiensis
Binomial name
Clytorhynchus vitiensis
(Hartlaub, 1866)
Synonyms

Pinarolestes vitiensis

The Fiji shrikebill (Clytorhynchus vitiensis) is a songbird species in the family Monarchidae. The Manu'a shrikebill, subspecies powelli (which may well be a distinct species) may have gone extinct in the 1990 due to habitat destruction.

It is found in American Samoa, Fiji, and Tonga. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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