French: Hirondelle brune German: Kamerunschwalbe Spanish: Golondrina camerunesa
W Cameroon (Mt Cameroon) and Bioko. Recorded in E Nigeria (Obudu Plateau and Mambilla Plateau), but status there not known#R.
12 cm; 11–14 g. Has dull chocolate-brown plumage, with wings darker brown; tail moderately forked; underwing-coverts smoky brown. Differs from P. obscura... read more
Quiet, melodious song “dju-dju-diob-djuob-djuob”; calls in flight “see-su... read more
Forest, forest edge and clearings, montane grassland, plantations, farmland, around human... read more
Food and feeding
Diet not known. Generally forages in pairs or in small groups, though one flock of over 50 individuals recorded; sometimes with other... read more
Oct–Mar. Usually solitary, but group of 10–15 pairs also recorded and 4–5 pairs inspecting a nest-site. Nest a tightly... read more
Probably resident; some records suggest possible post-breeding movements.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Cameroon Mountains EBA. Common, and occurring in a variety of habitats, within its small range. Also recorded on... read more
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