Boyer's cuckooshrike

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Boyer's cuckooshrike
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Campephagidae
Genus: Coracina
Species: C. boyeri
Binomial name
Coracina boyeri
(Gray, 1846)

The Boyer's cuckooshrike (Coracina boyeri) is a species of bird in the family Campephagidae. It is found on the island of New Guinea in both Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.

The common name and Latin binomial commemorate the French explorer Joseph Emmanuel P. Boyer.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Coracina boyeri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 62.