Ogilvie-Grant and H. O. Forbes, 1899,
#R, Abd al Kuri Island.
Until recently considered conspecific with P. insularis, but differs in its smaller size (mean male tail, n=5, 55 mm vs 60.55, n=18, in insularis#R; at least 1); (in male) paler, shorter throat patch (2); whitish vs smudgily grey-black upper breast below throat patch (2); bold white wingstripe (white tips of median coverts) (2); narrower black eyeline (ns); paler grey crown and upperparts with weaker black streaking (ns); almost pure white vs pale grey underparts (ns); and (in female) no trace of grey throat patch of female insularis (ns). Monotypic.
Abd al Kuri I (between NE Somalia and Socotra).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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