interior of north-west peninsula of New Guinea.
Hitherto considered conspecific with P. gestroi but here treated as a separate species on account of its purplish-red vs greenish-yellow crown and cheek (3); absence of a broad mustard-yellow line below the grey of the throat and side-collar (1); and greenish-ochre vs richer russet-brown breast and neck-sides (3); in addition, leg colour may be different, possibly yellow or whitish in ornatus and red in gestroi (fide specimen labels), but no documented proof available. Also very closely related to the largely sympatric P. perlatus, although tends to be ecologically separated; genetic data#R place this species in the group centred on P. tannensis. Monotypic.
Arfak Mts and coast of Vogelkop between Amberbaki and Warbusi (NW New Guinea).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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