Samoan Flycatcher

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montanes, and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Samoan Flycatcher is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Samoan Flycatcher (Myiagra albiventris) is a species of bird in the Monarchidae family. It is endemic to Samoa. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montanes, and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Myiagra albiventris. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 July 2007. More

Flycatcher, Samoan Flycatcher, Makira Flycatcher and Solomon Flycatcher, as well as the Australian Leaden Flycatcher. There are five subspecies, listed below. The Vanikoro Flycatcher is a small passerine, 13 cm long and weighing around 13 g. It has a large, slightly hooked black bill and black legs. The plumage varies between the sexes; the male has dark blue-black plumage over the head and throat, back, tail and wings, and a washed out red belly with a white rump. More

Samoan Flycatcher Myiagra albiventris 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Vulnerable Justification This species qualifies as Vulnerable because it declined rapidly in the early 1990s, following two cyclones which severely damaged its forest habitat and facilitated the spread of introduced trees; it is now assumed to have a small, declining population. More

Stamps showing Samoan Flycatcher Myiagra albiventris Samoan Flycatcher Myiagra albiventris 159.022 Samoan Flycatcher IOC v2.4: 6403 Links will open countrypage in new window - Samoa 10.07. More

Samoan Flycatcher Myiagra albiventris Azure-crested Flycatcher Myiagra azureocapilla Broad-billed Flycatcher Myiagra ruficollis Satin Flycatcher Myiagra cyanoleuca Shining Flycatcher Myiagra alecto Velvet Flycatcher Myiagra hebetior Paperbark Flycatcher Myiagra nana Restless Flycatcher Myiagra inquieta Silktail Lamprolia victoriae family links Magpie-Larks Grallinidae - More

Samoan Flycatcher Myiagra albiventris = Described by: Peale (1848) Alternate common name(s): Samoan Broadbill, Samoan Myiagra Flycatcher, White-vented Flycatcher Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range W. Samoa; Three island populations; Restricted range; Savii, Upolu, and Nuutule Is. More

Samoan Flycatcher* Myiagra albiventris SAMOA: Only one at Vaisigano, near the water tank. A few noted around Cloud 9, where one seemed to have a liking for the antennas on the veranda. Blue-crested Flycatcher* Myiagra azureocapilla FIJI: 7 seen on Des Vouex Peak, Taveuni, some of which showed very well. Several were also seen along Namosi and Pipeline Road, Viti Levu. More

* Samoan Flycatcher, Myiagra albiventris * Blue-crested Flycatcher, Myiagra azureocapilla * Broad-billed Flycatcher, Myiagra ruficollis * Satin Flycatcher, Myiagra cyanoleuca * Shining Flycatcher, Myiagra alecto * Dull Flycatcher, Myiagra hebetior * Paperbark Flycatcher, Myiagra nana More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Monarchidae
Genus : Myiagra
Species : albiventris
Authority : (Peale, 1848)