French: Bulbul vert-olive German: Fahlbauchbülbül Spanish: Bulbul verdioliva
Phyllostrophus [sic] cerviniventris
Zomba and Tschiromo, Malawi
C & S Kenya, N & E Tanzania, extreme SE DRCongo, N & C Zambia, extreme E Angola, much of Malawi and parts of N Mozambique.
c. 18 cm; male 28·5–33 g, female 23·5 g. Medium-sized greenbul with striking orange or yellow eyes and pale legs. Lores are pale grey, side of face and ear-coverts... read more
Calls include rasping, nasal “yekk-yekk-yekk”, “ke-wek, wek wek wark” or continuous “zer-zer-zer-... read more
Riparian thicket, gallery forest, groundwater forest, bamboo thicket and moist evergreen forest;... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods, including beetles (Coleoptera) and grasshoppers (Orthoptera); also some fruit. Occurs in pairs or small groups; has been... read more
Nesting recorded in Dec in Kenya, Sept–Nov and Apr (and in breeding condition in Oct) in Zambia, and Apr–May, Aug and Oct... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Generally scarce; may be locally fairly common. Known to occur in a number of protected areas.
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