French: Bulbul doré German: Goldbülbül Spanish: Bulbul dorado
J. P. Verreaux and J. B. É. Verreaux
Sierra Leone and SE Guinea E to Togo, and S Nigeria E to SW Central African Republic and S, including Bioko, to W Congo and N Angola (Cabinda), also extreme W and parts of NC, NE & E DRCongo.
c. 18 cm; male 36·4–42 g, female 35–42·5 g. A medium-sized greenbul with distinctive golden coloration and pale bill. Plumage is wholly yellowish olive-green... read more
Song, given only during nesting period, a short, clear “tiup-chiweew”, stress on last syllable;... read more
Evergreen and semi-deciduous forest, both primary and secondary, isolated forest patches; often in... read more
Food and feeding
Fruit, including Ficus, Heisteria, Macaranga, Morinda, Ochthocosmus, Rauwolfia, ... read more
Nesting recorded in Mar and Apr in Cameroon, Dec–Feb (and birds in Breeding condition in Sept) in Gabon, and Jan and Nov in DRCongo;... read more
Highly mobile, thought to be nomadic over large areas.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Widespread, but nowhere particularly common. Density in Gabon estimated at 10–12 individuals/km². Occurs in numerous national parks, including... read more
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