Crested pitohui

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Crested pitohui
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Oreoicidae
Genus: Ornorectes
(Iredale, 1956)
Species: O. cristatus
Binomial name
Ornorectes cristatus
(Salvadori, 1875)
Synonyms
  • Pitohui cristatus
  • Rectes cristata

The crested pitohui (Ornorectes cristatus) is a species of bird previously placed in the family Pachycephalidae. It is now placed in the family Oreoicidae.

It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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