French: Barbican de Chaplin German: Feigenbartvogel Spanish: Barbudo de Chaplin
Other common names:
S. R. Clarke
Kafue River, Zambia
SC Zambia: in area between Kafue Park and Moshi, in W, E to Lusaka.
c. 19 cm; 64–75 g. Both sexes white, with blackish wings and tail, and red face; wings edged yellow; bill prominently notched. Differs from L. leucocephalus in... read more
Conspicuous greeting chorus involving all of group with buzzy, grating notes, nasal “put-ut-... read more
Woodland edges, including Brachystegia, pastures and open areas with scattered fruiting... read more
Food and feeding
Little known; eats figs and various fruits and berries, also undetermined insects. Occasionally even visits ground for fallen fruit. Gleans... read more
Aug–Nov; also reported in Feb (perhaps erroneously), although such late nestings possibly due to interference from Lesser Honeyguide... read more
Resident and sedentary, but irregular occurrence reported in some parts of range, including within... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Previously considered Near Threatened. Locally common, but population estimated at just 5200 mature individuals and range restricted probably to > 760 km... read more
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