Capito goffinii, 1863,
Hitherto considered conspecific with T. togoensis and T. purpuratus. Differs from former in its purple vs red supercilium and cheeks, not extending onto neck side (2), pinkish-white stippling vs bright pinkish-white (black-centred) streaking on breast (3), no red along bottom edge of dark breast-line (2), and blackish-blue vs blackish-green gloss on hindcrown to mantle (ns); differs from latter in its grey vs yellow around eye (3), brighter red on forecrown (ns), all-yellow vs yellow-spotted black belly and flanks (3), pinkish-white stippling vs long pinky-silvery streaking on breast (2), and no red along bottom edge of dark breast-line (ns). Monotypic.
Sierra Leone E to Ghana–Togo border.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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