French: Fauvette de Dohrn German: Príncipegrasmücke Spanish: Curruca de Príncipe
Other common names:
Príncipe Island, Gulf of Guinea
Príncipe I, in Gulf of Guinea.
14–15 cm. Small, noisy babbler-like passerine with rather long, deep bill, grey and olive above, yellowish-white below, with prominent dark breastband. Has crown (... read more
Song loud, lively, joyful and rich, often given in chorus, sometimes introduced by rapid “tic... read more
Bushes and small trees, also bases of crowns of taller trees in all wooded areas, including primary... read more
Food and feeding
Caterpillars, ants (Formiciidae), beetles (Coleoptera), other insects and small snails; also berries and seeds, including those of ... read more
Jun–Sept, or possibly Jun–Jul and Sept–Jan; probably double-brooded. Nest a fragile thin-bottomed and unlined open cup... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Príncipe EBA. Abundant in cocoa plantations and forest regrowth and in other bushy... read more
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