French: Pririt de Bamenda German: Bandlappenschnäpper Spanish: Batis carunculado de Bamenda
Oku, west of Kumbo, Cameroon
Bamenda Highlands, in W Cameroon.
13 cm; 11·2–15·2 g. Black and white flycatcher-like bird with fleshy red eye wattle. Male is glossy bluish-black above, white with glossy bluish-black... read more
Soft, grating notes, said to be higher-pitched than those of P. peltata and quite... read more
Montane forest, forest edge; often associated with Podocarpus and bamboo, but also in... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Forages mostly in thick undergrowth, but recorded at all levels, up to canopy. Very active feeder. Hawks insects in flight; also... read more
Laying Oct–May, mainly Dec–Feb. Territorial. Small nest of plant material (moss and lichen, also rather large pieces of... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Cameroon Mountains EBA. Montane species confined to Bamenda Highlands; not uncommon, and may persist in small forest remnants... read more
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