French: Rougegorge de Gabela German: Gabelarötel Spanish: Akelat de Gabela
15 km south of Gabela, Angola
Forest escarpment between Gabela and Seles (including Kumbira Forest), WC Angola#R.
12–13 cm; 11 g. Has brownish-olive head to lower back, rustier rump, dark brown tail with more olive fringes, dark brown wings; buffy lores and eyering; whitish throat... read more
Presumed song a series of soft, simple descending whistles.
Primary forest where understorey densest, secondary forest with tangled patches of vegetation, and... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Sits motionless for long periods, sallying to glean invertebrates from foliage and branches in undergrowth.
Breeding-condition birds Sept, juveniles trapped Jan; season doubtless coincides with local rainy season, Sept–Dec. No other... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Western Angola EBA. Known only from 60-km stretch of escarpment between Gabela and Seles. Global population in range 1000... read more
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