French: Bulbul modeste German: Hartlaubbülbül Spanish: Bulbul sencillo
River Boütry, Ghana
SE Guinea-Bissau E to extreme SE South Sudan and W Uganda, S to N Angola and C & CE DRCongo.
c. 21 cm; male 41–54·5 g, female 40–49 g. A large greenbul with conspicuous white throat and white eyering. Has blackish lores, some indistinct paler streaking on... read more
Song a subdued nasal chattering of 8–12 notes, starting quietly and increasing in volume,... read more
Thick bush of various sorts, including orchard-bush, dense shrubs in savanna, thickets, gallery... read more
Food and feeding
Fruit, including particularly Solanum, also Rauwolfia, Trema, palms and red peppers; also seeds; also arthropods... read more
Nesting recorded in Mar in Sierra Leone, Feb and Apr (also nest-building Jul, Dec) in Ghana, Jan and Jun–Sept in Nigeria, Jan, Mar,... read more
Sedentary, at least in Gabon.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Widespread, and locally common to abundant. This species’ propensity for occupying anthropogenic habitats means that it is unlikely to become of... read more
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