French: Bulbul bruyant German: Sjöstedtbülbül Spanish: Bulbul chillón
Other common names: Sjöstedt's Greenbul
Extreme SE Nigeria S to S Congo and E, apparently patchily, to E DRCongo.
c. 19 cm. Medium-sized greenbul with conspicuous white outer tail feathers. Forehead is grey-olive, crown to neck olive-green with narrow darker fringed (scaly appearance);... read more
Emphatic, far-carrying, harsh, nasal “whéw” or “chyaa”, or “pyow”, much repeated (up to 15 minutes... read more
Primary forest and old secondary forest, particularly near water, along riverbanks and beside small... read more
Food and feeding
Berries and other fruit, including Heisteria and Musanga. Also insects, such as moths and caterpillars (Lepidoptera), but... read more
Nesting recorded in Nov–Dec in Cameroon; in Feb (and carrying nest material in Jan) in Gabon, where breeding season suspected as... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally fairly common. Estimated density in Gabon 6–8 pairs/km², similar to that of B. indicator. Distribution partially related to... read more
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