French: Camaroptère modeste German: Somalibindensänger Spanish: Camaróptera sencilla
Ndi, Taita District, Kenya
SE South Sudan, Ethiopia, Djibouti, N and S Somalia, Kenya, E Uganda and N Tanzania.
13 cm; 12 g. A rather long-legged, dark grey warbler that habitually waves its long, dark tail. Has grey-brown face with narrow white shaft streaks, dark grey-brown crown and... read more
Male song a loud, penetrating “clack clack” or “click click” like sound of... read more
Confined to Somali-Masai biome; inhabits dense undergrowth in dry woodland and acacia (Acacia... read more
Food and feeding
Diet mainly insects. Forages low down in bushes and trees, usually below 1 m, as well as on the ground. Almost all foraging takes place... read more
Breeds Nov–May. Probably monogamous; solitary, territorial. Male displays to female during nest-building by fanning tail while... read more
Little known; presumably mostly resident.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally common.
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