IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Adult slate grey above, bright chesnut below, eye-ring yellow, iris brown. Bill black and yellow, feet yellow. Juvenile unbarred dark grey-brown above, tail with rufous outer edge, unbarred brown to buff below. Race arfakianus dark chesnut below, smaller, weiskei green-glosse blackish above, darker chesnut below, size as arfakianus. Voice: Loud 3-note mournful whistled ‘seei-toseei’, first note upslurred, second shorter, third upslurred and trilled, also a descending trill, and single whistling ‘chir-rip’.


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Source: Birds of Papua New Guinea

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