Mount Kilimanjaro, 6000 feet [c. 1830 m], Tanzania.
Has been treated as conspecific with A. tephrolaema, but differs in plumage and, especially, voice; recent studies, however, indicate that latter is more closely allied to A. masukuensis (see below). Until recently considered conspecific with A. chlorigula, A. neumanni and A. fusciceps (see all three, below), which phylogenetic analysis already suggested as only rather distantly related#R#R. Differences between races relatively well marked, but kikuyuensis and usambarae seemingly distinguished only by former’s much yellower lower underparts; vocally they are very similar. Nominate nigriceps appears to be distinct in possessing only one song type rather than two, but this requires confirmation. Three subspecies recognized.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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