French: Tisserin à nuque d’or German: Goldnackenweber Spanish: Tejedor nuquigualdo
NE DRCongo (Ituri region) and adjacent W Uganda (Semliki National Park)#R#R.
12 cm. Male has black forehead and crown, orange-brown hindcrown, orange-yellow band and golden-yellow collar on nape; upperparts, including upperwing and tail, black, mantle... read more
Call in flock described as a weak chatter.
Lowland evergreen forest, also forest edge, and in tall emergent trees above secondary forest.
Food and feeding
Insects and fruit found in stomach contents. Observed in forest canopy.
One specimen had enlarged gonads in Sept, and reports of fledged young being fed in Jun. No other information.
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted range species: present in Eastern Zaïre lowlands EBA. Very poorly known, with very few records. Rare. After 1926, was not recorded again for 60... read more
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