Sphecotera [sic] viridis
“Austral-Asia” = Kopang, Timor.
Sometimes considered conspecific with S. hypoleucus and S. vieilloti; differs from hypoleucus in its multicoloured vs all-white underparts in male (4); black vs white submoustachial area in male (2); weak black streaks on back in male (ns); and much weaker, narrower streaking on underparts in female (2); differs from vieilloti in its much smaller size (allow 3); (in male) no white vs much white in tail and on undertail-coverts (3); distinct underpart colour combination never shown in vieilloti (2); weak black streaks on back (ns); and (in female) much narrower, neater brown streaking on underparts, so throat continues to appear white with streaks rather than virtually brown (2). Monotypic.
Timor and Roti I, in Lesser Sundas.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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