Artamus


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Related to Artamus: Armatus
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Noun1.Artamus - type genus of the ArtamidaeArtamus - type genus of the Artamidae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
Artamidae, family Artamidae - wood swallows
swallow shrike, wood swallow - Australasian and Asiatic bird related to the shrikes and resembling a swallow
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Of the remaining species found at fewer than five sites, some preferred more open habitats (Todiramphus chloris, Rhipidura albiscapa, Artamus leucorhynchus, Zosterops lateralis) and some were rare (Megapodius layardi, Falco peregrinus, Gallicolumba sanctaecrucis, Charmosyna palmarum, Aplonis zelandica); for unknown reasons, others (Columba vitiensis, Ptilinopus tannensis, Cacomantis pyrrhophanus, Collocalia vanikorensis, Turdus poliocephalus) occur only locally.
notabilis, White-bellied u u Honeyeater (E) Myzomela cardinalis tenuis, Cardinal c c Honeyeater Acanthizidae Gerygone flavolateralis correiae, u u Fan-tailed Gerygone Artamidae Artamus leucorhynchus tenuis, u u White-breasted Woodswallow Campephagidae Coracina caledonica thilenii, Melanesian u u Cuckoo-shrike Lalage maculosa modesta, Polynesian u r Triller Lalage leucopyga albiloris, Long-tailed u -- Triller Pachycephalidae Pachycephala [pectoralis] caledonica c c intacta, New Caledonian Whistler (e) Petroicidae Petroica multicolor ambrynensis, Pacific u -- Robin Rhipiduridae Rhipidura [fuliginosa] albiscapa r u brenchleyi, Gray Fantail Rhipidura s.