French: Trogon à joues jaunes German: Gelbwangentrogon Spanish: Trogón carigualdo
SE Nigeria, Cameroon, SW Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo and DRCongo (E to Uele District and S to Kasai).
28–31 cm. Male has whitish to green bill with yellow base; head to mid-breast and entire upperparts green with blue and golden gloss; yellowish bare facial patch;... read more
Song clearly differs from A. narina: a melancholy descending series of 6–8 pained,... read more
Primary lowland rainforest, closed-canopy swamp-forest, low-lying liana-rich floodforest, and... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, mostly large green caterpillars (some hairy), beetles, moths, mantises, and Orthoptera (bush-crickets); also soft-shelled snails... read more
Jan in S Cameroon; in Gabon in Jan–Feb and Nov, and nest disputes in Aug (thus in wet and dry seasons), suggesting no fixed season;... read more
Resident; possibly some vagrancy in Dec in Congo.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Few records from Nigera, where recorded solely from Cross River National Park, Oban Division, in Nov 1971, Apr 1988 and Dec 1997. Fairly common in... read more
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