French: Sentinelle de Grimwood German: Grimwoodpieper Spanish: Bisbita de Grimwood
Chitunta Plain, Mwinilunga district, north-west Zambia
S DRCongo S to WC & E Angola and extreme NW Zambia.
19·5–21 cm. Male has cinnamon supercilium and malar area, black lores and moustachial stripe, cinnamon-brown ear-coverts; feathers of upperparts, including wings... read more
Little known; aerial song said to be a series of whistled notes, “wee-wrrit, wee-wrrit” and the... read more
Moist short grass on plains, in river valleys, along drainage lines (dambos) and in grassy hollows... read more
Food and feeding
Little information. Apparently feeds on small insects such as beetles (Coleoptera), grasshoppers (Orthoptera) and pentatomid bugs (... read more
Nest containing 2 eggs found in DRCongo in Feb (rainy season); not described. No other information.
Believed to be resident.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently listed as Data Deficient. Considered to be not uncommon in Angola; locally common in NW Zambia, where three pairs were found on Kamunoka... read more
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