IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Subspecies and Distribution:

    * viridis (Linnaeus, 1766) - S Moluccas, on Buru, Seram, Ambon, Haruku, Nusa Laut, Saparua and Seram Laut. * pectoralis (Wagler, 1829) - W Papuan Is (Waigeo, Misool, Kofiau, Gagi) and NW New Guinea E to Manokwari and Lobo Bay. * geelvinkiana (Schlegel, 1873) - Numfor, Biak and Meos Num in Geelvink Bay. * salvadorii (Rothschild, 1892) - Yapen I and N New Guinea from R Memberamo to Madang Province. * vicinus (Hartert, 1895) - Trobriand and D'Entrecasteaux Is. * lewisii (E. P. Ramsay, 1882) - Manus (Admiralty Is), Lihir Is and Nissan (Green Is) through Solomons (including Bougainville) E to Guadalcanal, Malaita and Ulawa.


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Source: Birds of Papua New Guinea

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