French: Rousserolle du Cap-Vert German: Kapverdenrohrsänger Spanish: Carricero de Cabo Verde
Other common names:
Cape Verde Warbler
São Nicolau, Cape Verde Islands
Cape Verde Is (São Nicolau, São Tiago, Fogo).
13·5 cm; 15–17 g. A medium-sized, long-billed and rather long-tailed warbler. Has short, thin greyish supercilium; grey-brown above, palest on head, tinged olive... read more
Song a distinctive liquid bubbling with characteristic trills, no harsh notes, “weet weet wee... read more
Has adapted to artificial habitats, especially plantations of sugar cane and banana, but optimal... read more
Food and feeding
Insects; recorded as feeding also on fig fruits (Ficus). Forages usually in canopy of small trees, less often in low vegetation. read more
Probably two main periods, in spring (Feb–Mar) and during and after summer rains (Jun–Nov). Nest a deep cone-shaped structure... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Cape Verde Islands EBA. Confined to three small islands, and estimated global population 1500–2000 mature... read more
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