IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)

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Colourization Adult: Both adults brown hindcrown and nape, with orange/yellow spotting which varies between individuals; dark green breast streaked with yellow/green, the remainder of underparts green streaked with green/yellow; red vent; olive/green tail tipped with dusky yellow, with red bases of lateral feathers. Bill orange with grey at base. Eye red. Colourization Juvenile: As in adults but orange/yellow spotting on nape duller and smaller. Call: Calls are distinctive, with mostly single drawn-out whistles, sometimes becoming two or three notes; some chattering before beginning of whistling calls.


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Source: Birds of Papua New Guinea

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