French: Akalat à ailes rousses German: Rostschwingen-Laubdrossling Spanish: Tordina alirrufa
Other common names:
SW Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, S Ivory Coast and S Ghana (E to South Worobong#R).
16–17 cm; 32–41 g. Crown, upperparts and tail are rufous-brown, lores and head side paler brown, with vague buffy supercilium and whitish streaks on cheek;... read more
Song, from high in trees (also from ground), a pleasant, simple, far-carrying and fast arrangement... read more
Undergrowth in primary and old logged lowland broadleaf evergreen forest, often preferring rather... read more
Food and feeding
Beetles (Coleoptera), grasshoppers (Orthoptera), termites (Isoptera) and other insects; also small snails, and small amphibians. Forages... read more
Bird in breeding condition in Apr and pair feeding young in Dec in Sierra Leone; food-carrying adult in Feb in Ivory Coast; breeding-... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Upper Guinea Forests EBA. Generally uncommon to rare throughout range, and... read more
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