Recently proposed splits for the family Australo-Papuan Robins

Pacific Robin     Petroica multicolor
(Gmelin)   1789
sw Pacific Ocean: Norfolk Island, nw of New Zealand
 

It is unclear at this point to me whether populations of the Solomon Is., Vanuatu, Banks Is. and Samoa should now be attributed to multicolor or boodang.

Scarlet Robin     Petroica boodang
(Lesson)   1838
sw,e,se Australia: sw W Australia, from se Queensland s to Victoria, Tasmania and se S Australia.
split from: Petroica multicolor
insert after: Petroica multicolor
R. Schodde & I.J. Mason,
The Directory of Australian Birds: Passerines, CSIRO Publishing,1999
 

Buff-sided Robin     Poecilodryas cerviniventris
(Gould)   1858
coastal n Australia: ne W Australia through n N Territories to nw Queensland
split from: Poecilodryas superciliosa
insert after: Poecilodryas superciliosa
R. Schodde & I.J. Mason,
The Directory of Australian Birds: Passerines, CSIRO Publishing, 1999
 

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