A.O. Hume, 1873,
Sometimes placed in genus Nettion. Usually treated (along with A. gracilis) as conspecific with A. gibberifrons, but recent trend to accord it species status#R accepted here on basis of its lack of a bulbous forehead (3); extensive but variable white on otherwise dark (and always dark-crowned) and relatively uniform, almost unstreaked head (3); white-edged outermost one or two secondaries, forming white line below speculum (2); green speculum with greater propensity to reflect pinkish (ns) (these last three characters also separate it specifically from A. gracilis, along with latter’s distinctive downy young). Monotypic.
Andaman Is and Great Coco I.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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