French: Phyllolaïs à ventre fauve German: Akaziensänger Spanish: Prinia ventripálida
SW Niger#R, NE Nigeria, N Cameroon, W Chad, W & SE Sudan, South Sudan, N Eritrea, W & C Ethiopia, NE DRCongo, Uganda, N Rwanda, Kenya and N Tanzania.
10 cm; 6 g. A tiny, short-billed, rather nondescript warbler, superficially resembling a Phylloscopus or Eremomela species but with long, strongly graduated... read more
Typical song a short, dry trill, “prrrrrrrrrt”, lasting 0·5–0·7... read more
Typically found in semi-arid to mesic acacia (Acacia) savanna; also forest edge and well-... read more
Food and feeding
Diet mainly insects and other invertebrates, including aphids (Aphidoidea) and scale insects (Coccoidea), ants (Hymenoptera), caterpillars... read more
Breeds mainly Apr–Sept in most of range, also Nov–Mar in E Africa. Probably monogamous; solitary, territorial. Nest built by... read more
Little known; presumably mostly resident, but reported to move N in Sudan during rainy season.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common throughout most of its range, but uncommon to locally common in W parts (Nigeria to W Sudan). Two individuals observed in extreme SE Niger (... read more
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