A. O. Hume, 1875,
12 miles [c. 19 km] north of Rangoon [Yangon], Myanmar.
Hitherto treated as conspecific with P. finlaysoni, but differs in its pale yellow or whitish vs reddish-brown to brown iris (3); greatly reduced yellow streaking on head, with none on crown or ear-coverts and only narrow streaks on chin to upper breast vs strong yellow streaks, ridged on ear-coverts (3); mid- to hindcrown dull olive-green with dull vague yellow tips vs dull grey with vague whitish thin streaks (at least 1); somewhat larger size (effect size for wing 4.14, although n=7 for present species; score 2). Moreover, known to occur sympatrically with P. finlaysoni in N Tenasserim#R. Monotypic.
E Myanmar (Arakan S to R Sittang and Irrawaddy Delta).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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