IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Subspecies and Distribution:

    * bicolor (Scopoli, 1786) - coasts and small islands from Andaman and Nicobar Is, W Myanmar, Malay Peninsula, peninsular and coastal Thailand and Cambodia through Indonesia and Philippines to W Papuan Is (Salawati, Misool) and coastal Vogelkop (W New Guinea). * melanura (G. R. Gray, 1860) - Moluccas, on Bacan, Halmahera, Obi, Seram, Buru, Ambon, Kai Is, Moti and Muor; also Komodo and Tanimbar Is (Lesser Sundas).


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