A. O. Hume, 1873,
Relationship with African congeners unknown. Formerly treated as conspecific with M. assamica, but pronounced differences in, especially, vocalizations, song-flight, other behaviour, habitat choice, and cytochrome b gene sequences (13.2%); equally large genetic (respectively, 15.1% and 11.7%) and vocal differences from M. affinis and M. erythrocephala, both of which were also previously considered conspecific with M. assamica. Monotypic.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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