IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Subspecies and Distribution:

    * stentoreus (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1833) - Egypt (including Sinai) and Levant. * brunnescens (Jerdon, 1839) - NE Sudan, NW Somalia, Arabian Peninsula, and from SC Kazakhstan S to S Iraq and Iran and E to N Indian Subcontinent; non-breeding also peninsular India. * amyae Stuart Baker, 1922 - NE India (plains of R Brahmaputra, in Assam) E to N Myanmar and S China (SE Xizang E to S Sichuan and Guizhou). * meridionalis (Legge, 1875) - S India and Sri Lanka. * siebersi Salomonsen, 1928 - W Java. * lentecaptus E. J. O. Hartert, 1924 - Borneo, C & E Java and W Lesser Sundas (Lombok, Sumbawa). * harterti Salomonsen, 1928 - Philippines. * celebensis Heinroth, 1903 - S Sulawesi. * sumbae E. J. O. Hartert, 1924 - S Moluccas (Buru) and C & E Lesser Sundas (Sumba, Timor) to New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago and Solomon Is.


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Source: Birds of Papua New Guinea

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