Bessonornis macclounii mbuluensis
C. H. B. Grant and Mackworth-Praed, 1937,
Mbulu district, Tanzania.
Hitherto treated as conspecific with D. anomalus and D. macclounii, but differs from the former in characters given under D. macclounii, and from latter in its broader white supercilium, especially above lores (1); shorter white chin and throat, not extending onto breast (2); much darker grey breast and flanks (2); darker upperparts (ns); shade darker rufous-chestnut undertail-coverts and undertail (ns); and two-note vs three- to seven-note song#R, not responding to playback of geographically and morphologically closest form D. m. grotei (allow at least 2). Monotypic.
Mbulu Highlands, in NC Tanzania.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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