Glaoui, Great Atlas, Morocco.
Until fairly recently treated as conspecific with R. sanguineus#R, but differs in its weaker shade of red on face, especially around the eyes, and reduced or no pink tips to uppertail-coverts (2); cinnamon-tinged off-white throat and soft cinnamon upper breast and flank markings vs pale chestnut throat, upper breast and flank markings (2); off-whitish vs purer white mid-breast to vent, with wider dark edging to outer rectrices (thus undertail does not appear pure white when folded) (2); softer, less obvious dark streaking on greyer-washed mantle and back (ns); greyish-sooty vs blackish crown and uppertail (ns); and longer wing (effect size for males 1.86, score 1). Monotypic.
Morocco and NE Algeria.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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