IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Nominate race has crown, hindneck and upper part of face dark olive- rufous, long crest of same colour reaching to nape when lying flat, lower part of face and side of neck medium rufous; upperparts, including upperwing, dark olive- brown with rufous tinge, especially on uppertail- coverts, remiges narrowly edged paler on outer webs; tail dull rufous- brown; light rufous below, breast washed darker rufous, flanks less so; iris brown to dark brown; bill black; legs pinkish- grey. Sexes alike. Immature is similar to adult but duller, duskier, upperwing- coverts edged rufous, bill paler. Race arthuri has upperparts more olive, less rufous, than nominate; kodonophonos is paler below.


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