Black cicadabird

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Black cicadabird
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Campephagidae
Genus: Edolisoma
Species: E. melas
Binomial name
Edolisoma melas
(Lesson, 1828)

Coracina melas

The black cicadabird (Edolisoma melas), also known as the New Guinea cuckooshrike or New Guinea cicadabird, is a species of bird in the Campephagidae family. It is found in the Aru Islands and New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Edolisoma melas". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.