French: Bulbul du Toro German: Torobülbül Spanish: Bulbul de Toro
Other common names:
F. J. Jackson
Kibirau, Toro, Uganda
S South Sudan, E DRCongo (from Beni area S to Itombwe), W, S & E Uganda, extreme NW Tanzania and W Kenya.
c. 17 cm; male 19–30 g, female 17–24 g. Smallish sombre greenbul with few distinguishing features. Entire head, including lores and ear-coverts, is brownish olive... read more
Song begins with several emphatic, raspy “whee-oo whéé” notes, usually followed by loud, scolding,... read more
Evergreen and semi-deciduous forest. Usually in dense undergrowth and scrub at forest edge, beside... read more
Food and feeding
Largely insectivorous, but also some fruit. Found in pairs or in small (family?) groups; occasionally joins mixed-species flocks. Extremely... read more
Birds in breeding condition in May in Sudan and in Dec–Mar in DRCongo (Itombe); pair seen while nest-building in creeper-clad tree.... read more
No information; likely resident.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally common, but generally considered to be rare; probably under-recorded owing to its skulking behaviour and poorly known vocalizations. Known... read more
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