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Alternative names: Highland Peltops; Mountain Peltops-Flycatcher; Singing Peltops; Singing Peltops-Flycatcher; Singing Shieldbill
20 cm. A large-headed and stout passerine with a shallowly-forked tail.
Sexes similar, females are slightly smaller. Juveniles are duller with greyish-black plumage and some white on throat.
 Similar species
Differs from very similar Lowland Peltops by more extensive white on side of head and more white on back.
Endemic to New Guinea. Found on highlands of Vogelkop and from Weyland Mountains east to Huon Peninsula and Southeast Peninsula.
This is a monotypic species.
Montane rainforest, often at edges of open space. Generally above 600m up to 3000m.
Fees mainly on insects including beetles, bugs and large moths.
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