Temne country, Sierra Leone.
Hitherto considered conspecific with P. erithacus, but differs in its darker grey plumage (2); maroon (vs bright red) tail (3); pinkish-grey (vs blackish) upper half of upper mandible (2); slightly protracted central tail tip (1); smaller size (ns); also has parapatric distribution (now blurred owing to escapes of taxa on each side of the line, but somewhere in E Ivory Coast) (3). Monotypic.
Sierra Leone to Ivory Coast (E to R Komoé), with isolated population in Guinea-Bissau.
Feral population alongside P. erithacus at Abidjan (Ivory Coast).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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