Re: 'Black' Fantail

To: (John Leonard)
Subject: Re: 'Black' Fantail
From: Hugo Phillipps <>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 16:40:59 +1000 (EST)
John -

At 12:14 21/08/1997 +1000, you wrote:

>'Black Fantail, Rhipidura atra'. Is this an attempt to make a species out of
>this colour phase, or does it refer to another species somewhere in se Asia
>or Oceania?

This is a New Guinea species.

Regards,  Hugo.

Hugo Phillipps,
Birds Australia Conservation & Liaison,
Australian Bird Research Centre,
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Hawthorn East, VIC 3123, Australia.
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