French: Tisserin à bec grêle German: Loangoweber Spanish: Tejedor de Loango
Chinchoxo, Cabinda, Angola
Gabon S along narrow belt of coast to Congo#R, N Angola (Cabinda) and adjacent DRCongo.
15 cm. Male has forehead, crown, lores and cheek black, ending in sharp line behind eye, black extending as rounded bib onto breast; nape yellow-orange; mantle and back olive... read more
Song described as a quiet jumble of typical weaver notes, "chuckolo to-chuka-chuka-chuka-chuka-... read more
Swamp-forest, mangroves and savanna margins, palm savanna and clearings in secondary forest; also... read more
Food and feeding
No data; bill shape suggests predominantly insectivorous. Skulks in vegetation.
Breeding season irregular or spread along the year since nest building reported in Jul, begging immatures in Aug and Oct, and nest visit in... read more
Likely to be sedentary.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted range species: present in Gabon-Cabinda Coast Secondary Area. Poorly known species. Uncommon to rare; occurs in low densities throughout its small... read more
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