French: Bulbul brun German: Braunbülbül Spanish: Bulbul pardo
SE South Sudan, C, S & SE Ethiopia, S Somalia, N & NE Uganda, Kenya and NE Tanzania; isolated population in SW Sudan (Jebel Marra).
15–18 cm; male 19–29 g, female 17–24 g. A medium-sized, predominantly brown pycnonotid, undistinguished in appearance, tail rather more graduated than that... read more
Song a harsh, rapid chatter, penetrating and insistent, “skrrrk-skrrrk-kk-kk-kk-kk-kk…” or “... read more
Forest edge, open woodland, wooded grassland, evergreen and deciduous thicket, riverine bush and... read more
Food and feeding
Insects and fruit, including Lantana and Rhus. Occurs in pairs or small groups; members of group cross open spaces one... read more
Nesting recorded in Jan–Feb in Sudan, May in Ethiopia, Jan and Jun in Kenya; birds in breeding condition in May in Uganda and in Aug... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common to locally abundant. Across much of its range inhabits dry scrub, a habitat under little threat. Well represented in protected areas,... read more
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