Usually treated as conspecific with T. darnaudii and T. usambiro, but differs from former in its considerably longer wing (effect size vs T. d. boehmi 4.32; score 2), shorter tail (effect size vs T. d. boehmi −1.47; score 1), markedly darker upperparts (1), broader black breastband (2), and all-black chin and throat (2). Differs from latter in its yellowy-pink vs greyish bill (2), black vs buffy-white chin and throat (2), black vs spotted crown (2), longer bill and wing (effect sizes 0.58 and 1.93, respectively; score 1) and shorter tail (effect size –0.84; score 1); also lacks distinctive voice of usambiro (3), and has parapatric distribution#R (3). Monotypic.
NC Tanzania (E to suburbs of Dar es Salaam).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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