J. F. Gmelin, 1789,
Hitherto treated as conspecific with H. javanica, but differs in its blackish vs mid-grey below (3); slightly darker rufous on throat and (only upper) breast, i.e. rufous reduced in extent (1); rufous of forecrown much reduced (1); and (comparing males of geographically closest form H. j. subfusca) bill and wing much shorter, bill appearing tiny (effect size −4.3, score 2) but tail much longer (effect size 3.23, score 2). Monotypic.
Society Is (Moorea, Tahiti).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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