M. H. C. Lichtenstein, 1823,
In the past considered conspecific with P. velatus, P. katangae, P. ruweti and P. reichardi. E African populations sometimes separated as race uluensis (described from Ulu Mts, in Kenya), but considerable individual variation evident in characters proposed. Treated as monotypic.
SW Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau#R, S Mali, Burkina Faso and Ghana E to S Chad, N Central African Republic, S & E Sudan, South Sudan, NE DRCongo, C & S Ethiopia, NW & S Somalia, NW Uganda and NC Kenya S to C Tanzania.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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