Ward's flycatcher

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Ward's flycatcher
Pseudobias wardi 1870.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Vangidae
Genus: Pseudobias
Sharpe, 1870
P. wardi
Binomial name
Pseudobias wardi
Sharpe, 1870

Ward's flycatcher (Pseudobias wardi), also known as Ward's flycatcher-vanga is a species of bird in the family Vangidae. It is monotypic within the genus Pseudobias.[2] It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.[1]

Its common name and Latin binomial commemorate the English naturalist Christopher Ward, who collected the type specimen of the bird.[3]


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Pseudobias wardi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ "ITIS Report: Pseudobias". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 29 July 2014.
  3. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 358.