IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Colour pattern fairly similar to the closely related P. perlatus, but pale grey of throat and collar less extensive, and golden colour of upper breast more extensive, bronzy brown of breast darker, no pink spots on wing, but dark purple patch on shoulder, a less well defined silver-grey patch below, crown and ear-coverts dark purple, scapulars golden green with pale grey centres forming pale, spotted effect, terminal tail band strongly tinged with yellow. Sexes alike. Juvenile duller than adult, with purple shoulder patch much refused Race gastroi has crown and ear-coverts mustard yellow.


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Source: Birds of Papua New Guinea

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