New Holland?; error = Bhadwar, Kangra district, Punjab, India.
See L. melaschistos. In past, sometimes considered conspecific with L. melaschistos or L. fimbriata. Nominate race highly restricted geographically and poorly known, and sykesi morphologically distinctive, with a stronger black, more restricted hood, white vs grey belly, greyer upper central rectrices and a generally smaller size, notably a shorter tail; detailed study needed to determine if sykesi merits species status. Type specimen not correctly described until 1951; species formerly referred to as Coracina sykesi. Two subspecies currently recognized.
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