C. L. Brehm, 1831,
Sometimes placed in genus Dytes. Often considered to include †P. andinus as a race. Also closely related to P. juninensis, P. occipitalis and P. taczanowskii. Older specific name caspicus officially suppressed#R. E African birds sometimes placed instead in race nigricollis. Three subspecies recognized.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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