French: Grande Éroesse German: Streifenkehlsänger Spanish: Jiji goliestriado
Fianarantsoa, south-east Madagascar
Subspecies and Distribution
N. s. sclateri
Delacour, 1931 – NE Madagascar (S at least to Fanovana, but S limit unclear#R).
N. s. striatigula
Sharpe, 1881 – EC & SE Madagascar (N at least to Fianarantsoa, but N limit unclear#R).
12 cm. A fairly small, green forest warbler with well-marked blackish eyestripe and pale yellowish supercilium usually extending well behind eye, pale greyish-green ear-... read more
Song (can be given for very long periods) a series of high-pitched, melodious notes, rising to a... read more
Wide range of woodland and forest habitats, from primary rainforest and adjacent secondary growth... read more
Food and feeding
Diet mainly insects, gleaned from foliage and twigs. Forages high in rainforest canopy, often in mixed-species flocks with newtonias (... read more
Little known. Breeds during summer rains, Nov–Jan. Male sings from prominent perch. Nest undescribed. Clutch 3–5 bluish-white eggs marked... read more
Little known; presumably mostly resident.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Fairly common in much of range; local and uncommon in SE (nominate race). Known from a number of protected areas, e.g. Marojejy... read more
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