The Hooded Whistlers (Pachycephala implicata) - which are part of the Pachycephalidae (Whistlers and Allies) family - occur naturally in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, where they inhabit subtropical or tropical moist montanes.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- Pachycephala implicata implicata (E. J. O. Hartert, 1929)
- Found on the tropical island of Guadalcanal (the largest island in the Solomons) in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
- Pachycephala implicata richardsi (Mayr, 1932) - Nominate Race
- Occurs naturally on Bougainville Island - the main island of the Papua New Guinea located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
Alternate (Global) Names:
They are also commonly known as (depending on their location) Mountain Whistlers, Solomon Mountain Whistlers or Solomon Whistlers.
Chinese: 山啸鹟 ... Czech: Pištec guadalcanalský ... Danish: Salomonfløjter ... Dutch: Bougainvillefluiter, Bougainville-fluiter ... German: Olivbauch-Dickkopf ... Finnish: Bougainvillenviheltäjä ... French: Pachycéphale alpestre, Siffleur des Salomon ... Italian: Zufolatore dei monti, Zufolatore monaco ... Japanese: soromommozuhitaki, soromonmozuhitaki ... Norwegian: Fjellplystrer ... Polish: fletówka melanezyjska ... Russian: Бугенвильский свистун ... Slovak: hlavácik kapucnový, hlaváčik kapucňový ... Spanish: Chiflador Montañés, Silbador de las Salomón ... Swedish: Salomonvisslare
Species Research by Sibylle Johnson
Please Note: The articles or images on this page are the sole property of the authors or photographers. Please contact them directly with respect to any copyright or licensing questions. Thank you.
BeautyOfBirds strives to maintain accurate and up-to-date information; however, mistakes do happen. If you would like to correct or update any of the information, please send us an e-mail. THANK YOU!