Indrawan and Somadikarta, 2004,
Benteng village, below 100 m, Togian Island, off east-central Sulawesi.
A recently described species that differs from closest relatives in various ways: differentiated from all by entirely distinct song (3); then from N. ochracea by its brown-and-white-streaked breast and whitish belly vs darkish-speckled ochre underparts (3), much more strongly barred tail (2), more barred crown (1) (total 9); from N. ios by the latter’s overall reddish-brown coloration (4), much more densely barred tail (3), lack of pale “eyebrows” (2), feathered tarsi (2) and smaller size (probably 2) (total 16); from N. punctulata by the latter’s heavy white spotting above (3), prominent white throat patch (3), white breast patch and barred flanks (3), and feathered tarsi (2) (total 14). Monotypic.
Togian Is (Malenge, Togian and Batudaka), in Gulf of Tomini, off EC Sulawesi.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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