Tabbug, Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, Luzon, Philippines.
Until recently regarded as conspecific with R. sorsogonensis, and in 2013#R shown to have been confused with R. thompsoni with result that published photographs#R and the illustration in HBW depicted thompsoni, not the present species. Differs from R. thompsoni by its lack of a necklace of black spots (3); no black feather-tips to throat and malar area (2); markedly scaled effect to breast caused by white centres and grey edges to feathers vs uniform grey (2). Monotypic.
N Cordillera Central, NW Luzon (N Philippines)#R.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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