French: Rougegorge de l’Iringa German: Njomberötel Spanish: Akelat del Iringa
C. H. B. Grant and Mackworth-Praed
Njombe area, southern Tanzania
Udzungwa Mts S to Livingstone Mts, in CS & SW Tanzania.
13 cm; 16–21 g. Somewhat resembles S. sharpei in plumage, but structurally rather different, being larger and longer-legged; also with duller, buff underparts... read more
Song or subsong a long series of loud whistles, “wii” or “wrii”, 2 per second, also as a series of... read more
Relatively dry montane forest and thickets, at 1350–2500 m, replacing S. sharpei at... read more
Food and feeding
Small invertebrates. Forages mainly on ground, tossing aside leaves, but also searches among leaf tangles, gleans trunks, lianas and... read more
Breeding-condition birds and juveniles reported during Sept–Feb. No further information available.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Tanzania-Malawi Mountains EBA. Global population placed at over 10,000 mature individuals; considered to be declining owing... read more
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