Fly River, New Guinea.
Present species and G. scheepmakeri probably more closely related to G. cristata than to G. victoria. Formerly considered conspecific with G. scheepmakeri, but here split on account of its redistributed maroon-brown, covering upper neck vs lower neck but not lower belly (2); carpal area maroon-brown, extending onto the outer greater coverts (thus enclosing the white wing-panel in maroon-brown, whereas the outer greater coverts are grey in scheepmakeri) (3); dorsal plumage scaled pale grey (ns); mid-belly to vent grey vs maroon-brown (2); white wing-panel slightly tinged yellow (ns); slightly shorter wing (sample size too small; ns). Name wadai is a junior synonym of sclaterii. Monotypic.
S New Guinea from Mimika R E to Fly R and Strickland R (perhaps even Hegigo R); however, identity of Goura populations between Fly R and Purari R unknown, either this species or G. scheepmakeri, although there is an old specimen of the latter species labelled as being from the Fly R.
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