Sanyi, Mahenge, Tanzania.
Sometimes placed in genus Smilorhis. Hitherto considered conspecific with S. leucotis, but differs in its narrow but strong white streaks on crown and throat (2); white on ear-coverts extending forwards under eye to commissure (2); flanks and breast-sides black vs dark brown and (apparently previously undocumented in the literature) colour extending right down flanks to top of legs (dark brown stops half-way down on leucotis and its race kilimensis), and extending onto rump (vs whitish-grey rump in kilimensis and greyish-black in leucotis) (3). Monotypic.
Highlands of C & S Tanzania.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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