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Pacific Baza Aviceda subcristata

Described by: Gould (1838)
Alternate common name(s): Crested Baza
Old scientific name(s): Aviceda subscristata, Aviceda subscristata, Lepidogenys subcristatus


Samsonvale, Queensland, Australia - Oct 18, 2002 © Tom Tarrant  Australia - Sep, 2002 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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Lesser Sundas s. to the Bismarck Archipelago and n. Australia;
Fragmented distribution:
(1) Lesser Sundas (Lombok Is. to Damar, Babar, Tanahjampea, Tukangbesi and Timor.
(2) N. Moluccas including Obi Is.
(3) Sw. Moluccas (Buru Is.).
(4) Se. Moluccas (Seram and Ambon Is.). Tanimbar.
(5) Kai Is.
(6) Biak Is.
(7) Waigeo Is. Salawati.
(8) W. New Guinea, the Aru and Misool Is.
(9) E. New Guinea and D'Entrecateaux Archipelago (Fergusson and Goodenough Is.).
(10) Bismarck Archipelago (New Britain, New Ireland, New Hanover).
(11) Admiralty and Manus Is.
(12) Solomon Is. (Bougainville and Shortland Is.).
(13) Solomon Is. (Choiseul and Ysabel Is.).
(14) Solomon Is. (San Cristobal, Ugi, Santa Anna, Malaita, Guadalcanal Is.).
(15) Nw. Australia (Kimberleys).
(16) Ne. and e. Australia from n. Northern Territory (Kakadu National Park at Waterfall Creek), n. Queensland (Cairns at Julatten and Lake Barrine) s. to New Castle and Brisbane (Mount Glorious), New South Wales (Coff's Harbour botanical gardens) s. to Sidney.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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