French: Bulbul de Falkenstein German: Falkensteinbülbül Spanish: Bulbul de Falkenstein
Other common names:
Chinchoxo, Loango Coast, Cabinda, Angola
Three apparently disjunct populations: SW Cameroon E to W Central African Republic and S to SE Gabon; SW Gabon, N Angola (Cabinda) and extreme SW DRCongo; and W Angola (Uíge S to Huíla).
18–20 cm; male 37–41 g, female 29–37 g. A medium-sized greenbul with conspicuous yellow throat. Has lores and fore cheeks darkish grey; rest of head,... read more
Song a string of 6–10 nasal notes, “kik-kuk-ku-kwéé-uk-wik-e-wik-kup”, or “kip-kop-ko-kwéé-ko... read more
Isolated forest patches, dense secondary growth, riparian woodland and thicket; avoids forest... read more
Food and feeding
Berries and other fruit, including Ficus, Rauwolfia, Solanum, Trema and small peppers; also insects,... read more
Nesting recorded in May and Jul in Cameroon; Nov in Gabon, where flying young seen Jun, nest-building Jan and Mar, and most vocal Sept... read more
Sedentary, at least in Gabon.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally common to rare. Density in Gabon up to 12–15 birds/ha in places, but often much lower. Occurs in a number of protected areas, including... read more
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