See P. ostrinus (above). Occurs in several morphs, varying in body size and bill size, with no geographical pattern; smaller birds with medium-sized bill proposed as race coccineus (described from Sierra Leone), but such individuals occur alongside larger-billed ones in several other parts of species’ range, and considered no more than size variants. Treated as monotypic.
Gambia, S Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ivory Coast.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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