#R, Arfak Mountains, New Guinea.
Previously placed in Neositta#R. Commonly treated as conspecific with D. chrysoptera, but differs in its lack of bold wingpanel (pale tan or white) on both sides of the wing (only a narrow vague white bar on underwing) (4); much darker, more broadly streaked upperparts (2); voice with slightly higher frequencies (1)#R; also different habitat of montane rainforest vs mostly dry woodland and avoiding rainforest (1). Race intermedia sometimes included in alba and wahgiensis in toxopeusi#R. Six subspecies recognized.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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