French: Éminie à calotte grise German: Graukappensänger Spanish: Eminia
Magungo, north-west Uganda.
S South Sudan and E DRCongo E to Kenya and N Tanzania.
15 cm; 16–24 g. A large, chunky, thin-tailed warbler with distinctive grey cap, black band around head and chestnut throat; rump feathers long and lax. Cheek, neck and... read more
Male song, from exposed perch, mainly during breeding season, a loud, varied series of trills and... read more
Dense undergrowth, scrub and creepers, usually in damp areas along forest edges, seeps or riparian... read more
Food and feeding
Diet insects and other invertebrates, including caterpillars and moths (Lepidoptera), grasshoppers (Orthoptera), mantids (Mantodea),... read more
Breeds during rains; Mar–Jun and Oct–Nov in Sudan and DRCongo, Apr–May in Uganda, and May–Aug and Nov–Jan in... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally common. A single report of this species from C Ethiopia requires confirmation.
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