French: Bagadais de Gabela German: Gabelabrillenvanga Spanish: Prionopo de Gabela
Other common names:
Gabela area, Angola
W Angola from Chio S along and below escarpment to S of Gabela (between Kumbira and Seles#R).
18–19 cm. Has head and neck to upper chest glossy black, slight crest on forecrown to lores projecting over beak; mantle and scapulars to rump grey, tinged brown, long... read more
Almost unknown. Churring and clicking notes similar to those of P. retzii.
Dry forest, gallery forest and secondary forest, also thickets and clearings, including coffee... read more
Food and feeding
Diet insects, including larvae. Usually forages in canopy. Lives and forages in tightly knit groups of 3–8 individuals.
Egg-laying apparently Jun–Sept. Likely co-operative breeder. No other information.
No information. Probably mainly resident, but records from dry thicket and open woodlands below... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted range species: present in Western Angola EBA. A very poorly known species. Has very small, fragmented range of c. 4600 km2, and probably very small and... read more
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