probably Nepal [north West Bengal, India, later considered more likely].
Formerly treated as conspecific with P. guttaticollis by some authors, but is morphometrically quite distinct and differs in vocalizations and, especially, in habitat requirements; ranges overlap (or formerly did) in parts of NE India, but the two are ecologically separated. Monotypic.
R Brahmaputra floodplains and foothills in NE Assam and immediately adjacent areas of Arunachal Pradesh, in NE India. Recently recorded in NW Assam (Manas National Park)#R. Contrary to some published reports, not present on Mt Victoria (W Myanmar).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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