north-west New Guinea.
Usually considered conspecific with L. leucosticta, and these two have sometimes been separated in Mayrimunia, on basis of vocal characters. SE birds sometimes separated as race bigilalei, but apparently of hybrid origin; herein included in calaminoros, pending clarification; name bigilalei originally spelt bigilalae but emended to masculine termination, as explicitly named “after [Mr] Il[a]iah Bigilale”. Umboi birds included here in calaminoros, but may represent an undescribed taxon. Three subspecies recognized.
Also, in NC Western Province of C New Guinea (race unknown).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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