Cnemophilus macgregorii sanguineus
Kumdi, Mt Hagen district.
Hitherto treated as conspecific with C. macgregorii, but differs in male’s flame-red vs orange-tinged yellow upper body (3); black vs brown bill (2); mid-brownish-purple vs dark-edged buffy crown plumes (2); and darker-shaded, more rufous-tinged tail and outer vanes of wings (ns); also marginally longer wings and shorter tail#R (differences trivial). Birds on Kratke Mts may be intermediate#R, while those from Kubor Mts (E New Guinea) have sometimes been separated as race kuboriensis. Monotypic.
Mountains of E New Guinea (Kaijende Highlands, Mt Giluwe and Mt Hagen region E to at least Bismarck Mts and Kubor Range); also undiagnosed population in highlands of C New Guinea (N of L Habbema)#R.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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