French: Bulbul des Comores German: Komoren-Rotschnabelbülbül Spanish: Bulbul de Gran Comora
Other common names:
A. Milne-Edwards and Oustalet
Grand Comoro, Comoro Islands
La Grille and Mt Karthala, on Grand Comoro (Ngazidja), in N Comoro Is.
c. 25 cm; mean 56·9 g. Large, olive bulbul, loose and pointed feathers of crown and nape often raised to form shaggy crest. Adult has top of head, nape and upper... read more
Repertoire resembles those of congenerics in the region. Song an extended series of monotonous,... read more
Confined to natural forests, including clearings and associated degraded areas, on peaks of La... read more
Food and feeding
Little information. Berries and other fruit, including Tambourissa sp., Solanum mauritianum (?) and Rubus rosifolius... read more
Nest under construction early Sept, another with contents unknown in Nov, and fledglings seen in Nov. Presumably monogamous and territorial... read more
No information; probably sedentary.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Population estimated at fewer than 10,000 mature individuals and is believed to be declining. Restricted-range species: present in Comoro Islands EBA. Very common... read more
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