Yap cicadabird

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Yap cicadabird
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Campephagidae
Genus: Coracina
Species: C. nesiotis
Binomial name
Coracina nesiotis
(Hartlaub & Finsch, 1872)
Synonyms
  • Campephaga nesiotis
  • Coracina tenuirostris nesiotis

The Yap cicadabird (Coracina nesiotis), sometimes considered to be a distinctive subspecies of the common cicadabird, is a species of bird in the cuckooshrike, or Campephagidae, family. It is endemic to Yap, a small island cluster in the western Caroline Islands, and part of the Federated States of Micronesia in the western Pacific Ocean. It inhabits the dry tropical forests there.

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