Rothschild and E. J. O. Hartert, 1907,
Upper Aroa River, south-east New Guinea.
In E New Guinea, isolated records at Tari Gap (Southern Highlands), Trauna Gap (Central Highlands), and Mt Michael (Eastern Highlands) involve birds of unknown racial identity, perhaps representing an undescribed race; alternatively, they may be part of a W–E cline#R (specimen from Mt Michael intermediate between occidentalis and nominate). Two subspecies recognized.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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