Djugu and Nioka, Kibali-Ituri, DRCongo.
Generally considered conspecific with S. leucophrys, and recent study concluded that vocal evidence was urgently needed#R to establish species status; however, further review of material indicates that present species differs in its lack of white eyebrow (3); much more chestnut on ear-coverts, forming clean line from lores below eye to ear-coverts (2); darker chestnut crown (1); more olive, less brown upperparts (ns); and slightly smaller size with shorter bill in both sexes (male 11.4 mm, n=1, vs 12.1, n=10; female 10.9, n=1, vs 12, n=14; allow 1). Monotypic.
Lendu Plateau, in NE DRCongo.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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