Copsychus luzoniensis parvimaculatus
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Copsychus

Call of Manipol

Name Copsychus luzoniensis parvimaculatus, White browed shama, Manipol
Distribution Philippines, although subspecies is endemic to the Polillo islands
Habitat Primary and secondary forest
Remarks The subspecies is distinguished by the white tips of the retrices. The local name 'Manipol' means the whistling man, due to its distinctive and beautiful song which can often be heard in the forest