French: Apalis grise German: Rotschwingensänger Spanish: Prinia alicastaña
Magungo, northern Uganda
Extreme E Nigeria, NC Cameroon, Central African Republic, E & S South Sudan, N DRCongo and NW Uganda.
13 cm; 10 g. A medium-sized warbler with fairly long, graduated tail and distinctive red wing patch. Has crown, face and upperparts grey, slightly paler on forehead, with... read more
Presumed male repeatedly sings loud, slightly querulous “chwee” or “chwit weer-weer-weer”,... read more
Confined to Sudan-Guinea savanna biome; occurs in riparian woodland and thickets, usually near... read more
Food and feeding
Diet mainly small insects. Occurs singly, in pairs or in family groups; sometimes joins mixed-species parties. Forages by gleaning from... read more
On basis of gonad condition and sightings of recently fledged chicks, breeds mainly in rainy season, May–Oct. No other information.
Little known; presumably resident.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to locally common. Rather rare in W of range; rare in Bénoué National Park, in Cameroon. One record from extreme E Nigeria in 1988. Reported... read more
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