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: ??? ... 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: ????????????? ??????? ... Slovak: hlavácik kapucnový, hlavá?ik kapuc?ový ... Spanish: Chiflador Montañés, Silbador de las Salomón ... Swedish: Salomonvisslare
Species Research by Sibylle Johnson
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