French: Nésille de Grande Comore German: Strichelbrustspötter Spanish: Zarzalero de Gran Comora
A. Milne-Edwards and Oustalet
Grand Comoro, Comoro Islands
Grand Comoro (Ngazidja), in Comoro Is.
15–16 cm; 14–19 g. A warmly tinged brush-warbler with graduated tail of twelve feathers. Top of head is dark olive-brown, lores to cheek and ear-coverts greyer... read more
Gives shrill chatter, “ch-r-r-r ch-r-r-r- ch-r-r-r”, much less staccato than that of N. typica... read more
Middle levels of evergreen forest, forest clearings and lower part of Philippia heath zone... read more
Food and feeding
Tiny invertebrates, including beetles (Coleoptera), bugs (Hemiptera), flies (Diptera) and grasshoppers (Orthoptera). Forages in twos and... read more
Birds in breeding condition in Aug–Sept. Nest sited just above ground. No further information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Comoro Islands EBA. Confined to Grand Comoro, the largest of the Comoros, where common. No obvious threats... read more
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