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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Muscicapidae.

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Examples

  • Two species normally associated with mangroves, mangrove flycatcher Cyornis rufigastra and mangrove whistler Pachycephala cinerea, are notable as having persisted on the islands despite the loss of favored habitat.

    Ujung Kulon National Park and Krakatau Nature Reserve, Indonesia

  • Rare birds noted in the nomination are Sumatran ground cuckoo Carpococcyx viridis (CR), Rueck's blue flycatcher Cyornis ruckii (CR), Storm's stork Ciconia stormi (EN) and white-winged duck Cairina scutulata (EN).

    Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia

  • Two montane bird species are classified as threatened: the endangered Lompobattang flycatcher (Ficedula bonthaina) and the vulnerable Matinan flycatcher (Cyornis sanfordi).

    Sulawesi montane rain forests

  • There were several pretty finches, warblers, and flycatchers, and among them I obtained the elegant blue and red Cyornis hyacinthina; but I cannot recognise among my collections the species mentioned by Dampier, who seems to have been much struck by the number of small songbirds in Timor.

    The Malay Archipelago

  • A pretty little bird, of which the head, back, tail, and wings are deep blue, and the breast is orange fading into pale yellow towards the abdomen, is Tickell's blue-flycatcher (_Cyornis tickelli_).

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • The next flycatcher that demands notice is the white-browed blue flycatcher (_Cyornis superciliaris_).

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • There were several pretty finches, warblers, and flycatchers, and among them I obtained the elegant blue and red Cyornis hyacinthina; but I cannot recognise among my collections the species mentioned by Dampier, who seems to have been much struck by the number of small songbirds in Timor.

    The Malay Archipelago, the land of the orang-utan and the bird of paradise; a narrative of travel, with studies of man and nature — Volume 1

  • Important bird species are Sumatran ground cuckoo Carpococcyx viridis (CR), Rueck's blue flycatcher Cyornis ruckii (CR), Storm's stork Ciconia stormi (EN), white-winged duck Cairina scutulata (EN), Alcedo euryzona (VU), Spizaetus nanus (VU), Mycteria cinerea (VU), Treron capellei (VU) and Pitta venusta (VU).

    Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia

  • Important bird species are Rueck's blue flycatcher Cyornis ruckii (CR), white-winged duck Cairina scutulata (EN), Spizaetus nanus (VU), Lophura hoogerwerfi (VU), L. inornata (VU), Treron capellei (VU), Pitta schneideri (VU) and Cochoa beccari (VU). 57 species of the herpetofauna are also recorded.

    Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia

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