Hartlaub and Finsch, 1872,
Until recently considered conspecific with C. indicus and/or C. jotaka, being closer in geography and morphology to the latter, but differing in much smaller size, with wing mean 160·2 (n=6) vs 204·5 (n=10), effect size 7 (3); largely black vs buffy-rufous-and-dull-grey-barred underwing-coverts and undertail (2); rufous vs stony-white flecking and tinge on feathers of chin, throat, crown, scapulars, back and tail (2); proportionately smaller white marking in wing and on tail tip (ns). Monotypic.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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