Until recently considered conspecific with A. flagrans, but differs genetically#R and also in its more extensive (and rather more purplish) glossy part of crown, extending well behind (vs just in front of) eye to cover the cap rather than just the forehead (2); dull russet-maroon hindcrown to mantle (vs dull greenish-gold, continuous with rest of upperparts) (3); much brighter yellow belly (without dirty greyish tinge) with diffuse weak orange centre vs small distinct orange-red vertical belly patch (3). Two subspecies recognized.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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