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Banded Yellow Robin

Gennaeodryas placens

The Banded Yellow Robin, known scientifically as Gennaeodryas placens, is a charming bird native to the lush forests of New Guinea. It is the sole representative of its genus, Gennaeodryas, which translates from Ancient Greek to mean 'noble tree-nymph', a fitting name for this forest-dwelling species.

Identification Tips

This species can be identified by its olive-yellow plumage, which graces its body in a banded pattern. The specific epithet, placens, means 'pleasing' in Latin, a tribute to the bird's delightful appearance.

Habitat

The Banded Yellow Robin thrives in the subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, as well as the subtropical or tropical moist montane forests of New Guinea. These habitats provide the necessary cover and food sources for the species.

Distribution

This bird is endemic to New Guinea, where it is found across various elevations in suitable forest habitats.

Behaviour

The Banded Yellow Robin has a high mortality rate, which is attributed to its inability to traverse across a matrix, indicating a potential vulnerability to habitat fragmentation.

Conservation status

Currently, the Banded Yellow Robin is classified as Least Concern by the IUCN Red List. However, it is threatened by habitat loss, which could impact its numbers in the future.

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