J. P. Verreaux, 1870,
mountains of Tibet.
Hitherto has been considered conspecific with P. tridactylus, but differs in its all-blackish underparts, with white flecking, from breast to vent (plus black feet, blackish lower mandible and greatly reduced white barring on tail) vs white chin to mid-belly with bold blackish streaks on breast sides and flank-bars (plus greyish feet, pale horn lower mandible and boldly white-barred tail) (4); chin and throat plus pale lines on face tawny-whitish vs white (1); all-black crown (apart from frons) vs dense white streaking on female (2). Monotypic.
C China from E Qinghai and W Gansu to W Sichuan and N Yunnan#R.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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