Rennell shrikebill

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Rennell shrikebill
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Monarchidae
Genus: Clytorhynchus
Species: C. hamlini
Binomial name
Clytorhynchus hamlini
(Mayr, 1931)
Synonyms
  • Pinarolestes hamlini

The Rennell shrikebill (Clytorhynchus hamlini) is a songbird species in the family Monarchidae endemic to the Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

The binomial commemorates Dr. Hannibal Hamlin, leader of the Whitney South Seas Expedition, who died in 1982.

References[edit]

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