A. Grandidier, 1867,
south-western coast of Madagascar.
Hitherto treated as a race of C. cristata, but differs in its chestnut vs whitish or buffy-white undertail-coverts (3); slightly paler cast above with much paler glaucous vs dark green-blue tertials (2); considerably longer white tips on outer rectrices (effect size 2.03; score 2); distinctly larger size on basis of wing (effect size 4.57; score 2); and narrow zone of intergradation (2). Monotypic.
SW & S Madagascar from Morondava and Toliara S to Amboasary and Anosyenne Mts.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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