Gazelle Peninsula, New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago.
Formerly treated as a race of C. orru, more recently as a race of C. meeki. Differs from former mainly in overall morphology (structure, bill size, tail length), iris colour of juvenile, and vocalizations; from C. meeki less markedly in overall morphology, but significantly in iris colour of adult, vocalizations, preferred habitat, flocking behaviour, and flight action (deep wingbeats interspersed with glides vs shallow wingbeats). Monotypic.
Bismarck Archipelago: New Britain, New Ireland, New Hanover and satellite islands.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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