French: Bulbul à queue blanche German: Indikatorbülbül Spanish: Bulbul indicador
J. P. Verreaux and J. B. É. Verreaux
Subspecies and Distribution
B. i. leucurus
(Cassin, 1855) – W Guinea E to Togo. Possibly this race also in S Benin#R.
B. i. indicator
(J. P. Verreaux & J. B. É. Verreaux, 1855) – SW & C Nigeria (N to Jos Plateau) E to S South Sudan and W Kenya, S to N Angola, S DRCongo and extreme NW Zambia.
c. 19 cm; male 44–53 g, female 40–48 g. A stocky, medium-sized greenbul with pale eyes, mostly white outer tail feathers (flashed conspicuously in flight,... read more
Distinctive; main song a clear, vigorous turdid-like whistle comprising a series of 8–10... read more
Evergreen and semi-deciduous forest, both primary and secondary, gallery forest; fond of edges and... read more
Food and feeding
Berries and other fruit, including Ficus, Croton, Heisteria, Macaranga, Musanga, Rauwolfia... read more
Nesting observed in Jun (but thought to breed most of year) in DRCongo and Nov in Gabon; nest-building recorded in Mar in E Africa; birds... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common and widespread across its range. Estimated densities 4–10 pairs/km² in Liberia and 6–8 pairs/km² in Gabon, and 1 bird/10 ha... read more
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