Nuwara Eliya and on the upper hills, Sri Lanka.
Closest to Z. palpebrosus, and may have originated from ancestors of latter following their double colonization of Sri Lanka. Morphologically (long tail and bill, large wing, greener upperparts) and ecologically (restricted to hills) apparently closest to race nilgiriensis of Z. palpebrosus. Monotypic.
Hills and mountains of Sri Lanka.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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