IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Probably the largest of the owlat-hightjar. Mainly brown or dark rufous, upperparts with few whitish spots or streakes and prominent lateral crown-stripes, throat white or buff, breast and belly boldly spotted whitish. Well defined brown morph and rufous morph, connected by intermediates. Little informations on juvenile. One described as being rufous morph.


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Source: Birds of Papua New Guinea

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