A. Smith, 1843,
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Hitherto considered conspecific with C. bailunduensis (which see). Races from W & E Africa S to N Tanzania and Burundi sometimes treated as a separate species on basis of spotted tail and narrow habitat preferences, but lurio is intermediate. Proposed race teitensis (SE Kenya) synonymized with emini. Seven subspecies recognized.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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