French: Tisserin de Bannerman German: Hochlandweber Spanish: Tejedor de Bannerman
Djang district, 4500 feet [c. 1370 m], Cameroon
E Nigeria (Obudu and Mambilla Plateaux) and W Cameroon (Bamenda Highlands, Tchabal Mbabo).
12–14 cm; 29–33 g. Adult has golden-yellow forehead and crown, greenish nape, and olive-green upperparts and tail; upperwing dull brown, olive-green edges on... read more
Song delivered by male is high-pitched, ending in drawn-out wheeze, more musical than those of many... read more
Inhabits montane forest at 1100–2900 m; at forest edge and in clearings, including more open... read more
Food and feeding
No details of diet; presumably insects and fruit. Usually forages in pairs, sometimes in small parties.
Breeds in Nov in Nigeria and Dec–Feb in Cameroon. Apparently monogamous. Solitary nester. Nest retort-shaped, entrance below, no... read more
No information; presumed resident.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted range species: present in Cameroon Mountains EBA. Locally not uncommon within its small global range. In Nigeria occurs on Obudu and Mambilla Plateaux... read more
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