French: Agrobate à dos brun German: Hartlaubheckensänger Spanish: Alzacola de Hartlaub
Mutsora, near Rwenzori, DRCongo
SE Nigeria (Gashaka-Gumti National Park) and C & S Cameroon; NE DRCongo E to C Kenya and S to Burundi and NW Tanzania; and small isolated population in NW Angola (S Uíge, Cuanza Norte).
15 cm; 17–20 g. Relatively small scrub-robin; moves tail constantly. Has crown to upperparts dark brown, greyer on mantle and scapulars, dark grey-brown wings with... read more
Song, commonly from exposed perch (sometimes in flight), often by both pair-members in duet, a loud... read more
High-grass savanna, tall shrubbery, bush-clad slopes, outer fringes of forest ecotones, riparian... read more
Food and feeding
Invertebrates, mainly insects, including beetles and their larvae, moths, flies, grasshoppers and lanternflies (Fulgoridae); also small... read more
Breeding-condition bird Nov in Angola; Mar–May, possibly Jul, in DRCongo, and Apr and Oct in Rwanda; in E Africa in long rains (when... read more
Sedentary, so far as known.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Relatively uncommon and local, despite apparently broad spectrum of habitats.
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