Streaked Fantail

The Streaked Fantail is a species of bird in the Rhipiduridae family.

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The Streaked Fantail is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Streaked Fantail (Rhipidura verreauxi) is a species of bird in the Rhipiduridae family. Rhipidura verreauxi has precedence over Rhipidura spilodera (Dickinson & Watling 2006). It is found in Fiji, New Caledonia, and Vanuatu. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes. More

It is closely related to the Streaked Fantail of the rest of Fiji, and forms a superspecies with the numerous island species of fantail ranging from the Solomon Islands (the Brown Fantail) to Samoa (the Samoan Fantail). Read more... More

Streaked Fantails, and Green-backed White-eyes, note that there is distinct dark line between bill and eye reminiscent of many Australian gerygones, Waypoint 309, 490 m, 09 June 2003. Southern Shrikebill, Clytorhynchus pachycephaloides ForĂȘt de Mts Khogis, 2 seen in forest in small wave with 2 Streaked Fantails, and 2 Yellow-bellied Robins, Waypoint 309, 490 m, 09 June 2003. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Rhipiduridae
Genus : Rhipidura
Species : verreauxi
Authority : Gray, 1870