Paramythia montium olivaceum
van Oort, 1910,
Oranje Mountains, 3500 m, central New Guinea.
Until recently#R treated as conspecific with P. montium, but differs in its black vs white nape (2); olive vs moss-green back, wing-coverts and outer edges of remiges (2); stronger yellow undertail-coverts and lack of yellow on flanks (2); slightly deeper shade on all blue feathering (ns); and longer, broader black crest (effect size for males 2.97, score 2). Variation is clinal#R; proposed races include alpina (large-bodied higher-elevation populations) and occidentis (smaller-bodied lower-elevation populations of Hellwig Mts)#R. Monotypic.
W & WC New Guinea (Weyland Mts and Snow Mts).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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