French: Bulbul olivâtre German: Bamendabülbül Spanish: Bulbul de Fernando Póo
Other common names:
Phyllostrophus [sic] poensis
Highlands of SW Nigeria (Obudu and Mambilla Plateaux) and CW Cameroon (Tchabal Mbabo S to Mt Cameroon), and Bioko.
c. 18 cm; male 28–32 g, female 24–25 g. Medium-sized, relatively long-tailed, plain-looking greenbul with relatively long and fine bill. Lores and side of face... read more
Song a series of unmusical notes, “chewp chop chop chip chewp chip cher”, and loud, scolding “kweep... read more
Mid-altitude and montane forest between 750 m and 2200 m.
Food and feeding
Insectivorous; some fruit also eaten. Occurs in pairs or small (family?) groups; regularly joins mixed-species parties e.g. at Dorylus... read more
Nesting recorded in Nov–Apr (mainly Nov–Jan, in dry season) in Cameroon, in Dec (and immature noted in Jun) in Nigeria, and Nov... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Cameroon Mountains EBA. Fairly widespread and not uncommon within its small range; recently rediscovered to be... read more
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