P. L. Sclater, 1877,
Duke of York Island.
Similar plumage patterns of present species and R. reinwardti suggest they are quite closely related. Birds of Admiralty Is sometimes separated as race solitaria; those of Umboi may represent another distinct race. Monotypic.
Admiralty Is (Manus, Rambutyo and Nauna) and Bismarck Archipelago (New Britain, New Ireland, New Hanover, Umboi, Lolobau, Duke of York, Lihir, Tabar and Watom).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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