French: Gobemouche de Tessmann German: Tessmannschnäpper Spanish: Papamoscas de Tessmann
Alén, Río Benito, Equatorial Guinea
Locally in Sierra Leone (Gola Forest), SE Liberia, Ivory Coast, SW Ghana, Nigeria, S Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, S Congo (Mayombe) and NE DRCongo (Ituri from Panga to Avakubi).
13 cm. Has head, neck side and upperparts dark bluish-slate, faint dark streaking on forehead and crown, slightly paler ear-coverts; sometimes a broad paler ring of feathers... read more
Song a medley of weak but quite sweet notes interspersed with buzzy notes, usually begins with... read more
Recorded from secondary forest, small gaps in primary forest, very disturbed forest, forest edge,... read more
Food and feeding
Diet recorded as insects, including caterpillars (Lepidoptera). Occurs at middle levels (5–20 m). No other information, but the... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Reportedly rare throughout range, although locally common in some areas, e.g. in and around Bia National Park, W Ghana, at a number... read more
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