French: Pipit de Sokoke German: Sokokepieper Spanish: Bisbita del Sokoke
Coastal forest in E Kenya and NE Tanzania.
12 cm; 12–17 g. Small pipit with richly coloured upperparts, prominent pale wingbars, heavily streaked breast. Has narrow buffish-white supercilium, ear-coverts... read more
Song, in flight, repeated high-pitched phrases e.g. “eee-see” or “su-eeee-see... read more
Coastal forest. In Kenya (Arabuko-Sokoke Forest), particularly in dense Afzelia-dominated... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, such as termites (Isoptera) and beetles (Coleoptera). Recorded taking a snail. Forages among leaf litter on forest floor. When... read more
Undulating aerial display over forest canopy. No other information.
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in East African Coastal Forests EBA. Global range very small, c. 2270 km². Shy and easily overlooked; often located only by... read more
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