Port Blair, Andaman Islands.
Commonly considered conspecific with C. striata, but separation#R increasingly accepted; differs from all races of C. striata except guillemardi (plus C. panayensis, here split from C. striata) in its red eye (3); much narrower barring below (2); longer, stronger black mask (fully covering ear-coverts) (2); longer tail, by at least 10 mm (allow 2); and reportedly distinctive voice#R. Differs from form guillemardi (iris colour of which is unrecorded) in its barred vs plain belly in male (3); barred vs plain underparts in female (3); considerably smaller size (bill, wing and tail of three male guillemardi much longer; allow 2); and reportedly distinctive voice#R. Monotypic.
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Status and conservation
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