Usually considered conspecific with P. viridis and P. sharpei; differs from latter (geographically and morphologically closer) in its black vs red malar on male (3); whitish vs blackish area from commissure below lores back along cheek above malar (2); blackish-grey crown of female, with red only on hindcollar (2); dark-and-pale-green barring from belly to vent (ns). Monotypic.
NW Morocco to NW Tunisia.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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