Forms a closely related species pair with T. fernandinae. Birds from Pico Turquino, in SW of range, recently proposed as race turquinensis, allegedly slightly larger and longer-tailed than others, also darker, more sooty grey on crown and upperparts and with grey (rather than brownish) wash on rear flanks; further study required. Monotypic.
E Cuba, including larger cays north of Ciego de Ávila and Camagüey Provinces.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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