French: Bouscarle de Neumann German: Kivustutzschwanz Spanish: Tesia de Neumann
Other common names: Neumann's Bush-warbler
forest west of Lake Tanganyika, 2000 m, DRCongo.
E DRCongo, SW Uganda, W Rwanda and NW Burundi.
10–11 cm; 11·3 g. Large-headed warbler with distinctive striped head pattern, very short tail. Broad supercilium is variably grey-brown, dull greenish or off-white in... read more
Loud and explosive but brief song of 2–3 high-pitched notes, e.g. “tee-tiyoo-tee”, “tee-tyer-... read more
Ground layer and thick undergrowth of montane forest, mainly primary, transition and gallery... read more
Food and feeding
Food largely unknown, but includes beetles (Coleoptera) and presumably other small invertebrates. Usually alone or in pairs; secretive and... read more
Poorly known. Birds in breeding condition in Jan, Apr–Jun and Aug–Oct. On basis of distances between singing males, territory... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Albertine Rift Mountains EBA. Rare to fairly common; fairly common between 1630 m and 2300 m in Bwindi-... read more
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