Hitherto treated as a race of C. personatus, but differs in its black vs brown face (2); white head sides and breast with smaller and centrally darker green breast patch vs greyish-white head sides and breast with broad, blurred-edged grey-washed green breast patch (3); pinkish-grey breast shading to clear whitish lower belly and undertail vs pinkish-brown breast shading slightly to paler pinkish-brown lower belly and undertail (2); pale brown vs glaucous-green undertail (ns); and supposedly shorter crest (50 vs 60 cm fide HBW) (not scored). Monotypic.
S Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, SW Kenya and Tanzania S to N Malawi, NE Zambia and SE DRCongo.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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