Malacca and Selangor.
Closely related (with C. mentale) to C. flavinucha, from which it is largely separated by altitude in area of overlap. Hitherto treated as conspecific with C. mentale, but differs in male’s thickly streaked (not small-spotted) throat, not continuing onto malar area (which in mentale is also clearly spotted) (3); crest bright pale yellow (rusty brown as on breast in mentale, where bright yellow confined to hindneck), and in female no rusty-brown supercilium extending forward to the lores (3); upperparts brighter green (1); wingpanel more rusty red vs darker crimson (ns); slightly larger in bill (effect size 1.84; score 1) but shorter in wing and especially tail (effect size −3.74; score 2). Birds of E & S Borneo formerly separated as race saba. Monotypic.
S Myanmar (S Tenasserim) and S peninsular Thailand to Sumatra (including Bangka) and Borneo.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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