IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Male has dull black head and underparts, thin white supercilium, wing dull black, greater and median WC with small white tips, tail sooty black with a white tips, white reduced on central feather pair,extensive white stripe from base of bill along side of throat, thin along upper throat, expanding to broad patch on lower throat, breast dull black, heavily marked with white spots, abdomen sooty black, iris dark brown, bill black, pinkish lower mandible, Female like male, but spotting on WC reduced, abdomen paler. Immature entirely sooty black, except for indistinct white supraorbital patch and white tips on R.


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Source: Birds of Papua New Guinea

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