Statius Müller, 1776,
Moluccas; error = Malacca.
Sometimes considered conspecific with P. megarhyncha, but differs in morphology, plumage pattern and behaviour, separated ecologically, and no apparent interbreeding where ranges come into contact. Has also been treated as conspecific with P. elegans. Monotypic.
S & E Myanmar (S to Tenasserim) and S China (S Yunnan) through Thailand (except C and most of E), Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam (Annam, Cochinchina) to N Peninsular Malaysia (Langkawi I, Perlis, and recently found in Taman Negara National Park#R); migrates to Sumatra and Borneo (possibly breeds).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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