French: Phyllanthe à collier roux German: Ruandaberghäherling Spanish: Charlatán cuellirrojo
Other common names:
Rugege Forest, south-western Rwanda
E DRCongo, SW Uganda, Rwanda and N Burundi.
19–20 cm. Sociable, noisy, tail-flicking dull olive-brown babbler with dusky cap, wings and tail, rufous neck, breast and rump, and whitish eye. Crown, lores and... read more
Call harsh and chattering, often in chorus, similar to that of Turdoides although quieter... read more
Broadleaf evergreen forest, preferring very moist areas where trees covered in mossy epiphytes,... read more
Food and feeding
Insects; occasionally small fruits. Gregarious, occurring in groups of 3–15individuals which forage together on trunks and branches... read more
Nest-building in Apr–May, copulation seen May–Jul and dependent young Jun–Aug in Rwanda. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Albertine Rift Mountains EBA. In favourable habitat, can occur at high... read more
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