French: Cubla de Pringle German: Zwerg-Schneeballwürger Spanish: Cubla de Pringle
F. J. Jackson
Mauungu Wilderness and between Tsavo and Kufumika Road, Kenya
S Ethiopia, C & S Somalia, NW, NE & C to SE Kenya and NE Tanzania.
13·5–14 cm; male 19–22·5 g, female 13–20·5 g. Male has forehead and lores back to hindneck, side of neck, mantle and scapulars glossy... read more
Poorly known. Song short, low-pitched, harsh and monotonous. Calls include rasping, nasal "... read more
Arid and semi-arid acacia (Acacia) and Commiphora scrub, bushland and woodland;... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, including caterpillars. Active gleaner in microphyllous foliage, moving through undergrowth or low trees; in Tsavo (Kenya),... read more
Little known. Laying recorded once in Nov in Kenya. Nest a deep, neat cup, one moulded on to horizontal branch and anchored to vertical... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. In Ethiopia very uncommon in S (in Yavello, Arero and elsewhere), with only five or six old records and twelve modern ones; old, isolated record near... read more
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