French: Mégalure du Dja German: Riedbuschsänger Spanish: Zarzalero grande
Other common names:
Dja River Scrub-warbler,
Dja River Warbler
Dja River, southern Cameroon
SE Cameroon, SW Central African Republic and S Gabon.
18 cm. A large, warmly tinged Bradypterus with strong bill, and long, rather pointed tail of ten feathers. Has top and side of head dark olive-brown, narrow and... read more
Song distinctive, a series of notes leading into loud crescendo trill, “twuit-twuit-twuit-tr-... read more
Swamps of tall dense sedge (Rhynchospora corymbosa), typically small isolated swamps... read more
Food and feeding
No information. Moves with short hops among dense growth near ground.
Makes display-flight over territory with wing-snapping noise. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Cameroon and Gabon Lowlands EBA. Still known from very few sites, but... read more
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