French: Nésille de Mohéli German: Mohélispötter Spanish: Zarzalero de la Mohéli
Bandamale, 500 m, Mohéli, Comoro Islands.
Sister to N. brevicaudata#R. Monotypic.
Mohéli (Mwali), in Comoro Is.
15–16 cm; 14–17 g. A rather pale, greenish brush-warbler with slender bill, and medium-length tail of twelve feathers. Top and side of head are light... read more
Distinctive; song a loud scratchy warbling, likened to that of a sunbird (Nectarinia);... read more
Lower to middle levels of evergreen forest; above 500 m.
Food and feeding
Beetles (Coleoptera), small ants (Hymenoptera), spiders (Araneae), occasional seeds. Forages in shrubs, tops of bushes and lower parts of... read more
Nest recorded 9 m up in mango tree (Mangifera). No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Comoro Islands EBA. Confined to a single small island, where still common in forest alongside race ... read more
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