Table 6: Plumage differences in the picta/emma group of taxa.

Taxon Breast Marking Forehead Colour Ear-coverts Band to Nape Cheeks
picta Brown, V-edging Blue Whitish Narrow, blue Blue
cuchivera Brown, pointed V marking Blue Whitish Amall, blue Blue
emma Blue-grey, narrow edging Brown/blue Whitish Broad blue Red-brown
auricularis Blue-grey, narrow edging Brown/blue Whitish Broad blue Red-brown

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