Ward's flycatcher

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]

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2016). "Pseudobias wardi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22707821A94138996. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22707821A94138996.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
  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.