French: Pouillot d’Ouganda German: Budongolaubsänger Spanish: Mosquitero ugandés
Budongo Forest, west Uganda
Discontinuously in S Cameroon and N Equatorial Guinea, NE Gabon and NW Congo, and E DRCongo E to Uganda and W Kenya.
10 cm; 7–9 g. A small to medium-sized leaf-warbler with olive-green upperparts, prominent pale supercilium and dark eyestripe. Has long white or creamy supercilium... read more
Song a short, high-pitched series of up to 8 rising and falling notes, “su-see-su-it” or “su-see-su... read more
Dense understorey of primary forest and secondary forest. In E DRCongo occurs mostly at 900–... read more
Food and feeding
Food largely unknown; presumably small insects. Usually alone or in pairs; in non-breeding season, occasionally in mixed-species flocks.... read more
Birds in breeding condition in Mar–Jul, but known egg dates range from Aug to Dec; two broods. Nest a ball of moss, plant fibres and... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally common. In Kenya, common in Kakamega but sparsely distributed elsewhere.
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