Paramythia montium and P. olivacea (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) were previously lumped as P. montium following Sibley & Monroe (1990, 1993).
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
Red List criteria met
Red List history
IUCN Red List criteria met and history
||not a migrant
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as generally common, although abundant at higher altitudes (Coates 1990).
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Paramythia montium. Downloaded from
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Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/10/2023.