French: Malimbe d’Ibadan German: Ibadanweber Spanish: Malimbo de Ibadán
SW Nigeria (around Ibadan and in the Ifon Forest Reserve).
17–20 cm; male 40–44 g, female 33–39 g. Male has forehead, crown and nape scarlet-red, linked by collar to red breast, which merges irregularly onto black... read more
Song described as “chup ee wurr” followed by a “zzzzzzzz” wheeze; both sexes noted as singing from... read more
Forest patches and forest edges, also secondary forest and woodland, often along tracks and... read more
Food and feeding
Diet from stomach contents includes insects, caterpillars (Lepidoptera), winged ants (Formicidae), alate termites (Isoptera) and palm nuts... read more
Breeds mainly May–Aug, but nesting recorded also in Feb, Sept, Oct and Dec; may be double-brooded. Monogamous. Solitary nester. Nest... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted range species: present in South-west Nigeria Secondary Area. Uncommon and local. Has very small global range and small population. Alleged sightings of... read more
Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features!