French: Souimanga d’Ursula German: Graubrust-Nektarvogel Spanish: Suimanga de Úrsula
Mount St Ysabel, Bioko.
Mountains of SW Cameroon and Bioko.
9–10 cm; 5·3–7·3 g. Male has forehead and forecrown grey, tinged metallic blue, sides of face grey, hindcrown and upperparts olive-green, upperwing... read more
Songs include descending high-pitched trill and complex sequence with “tzip-tzip-tzip... read more
Primary and secondary forest and forest edges in highlands. At 950–1250 m on Mt Cameroon, 950... read more
Food and feeding
Nectar, seeds, insects, some spiders (Araneae). Forages singly and in pairs; associates with other sunbirds. Visits flowers of ... read more
Egg-laying in Jan, Mar and Dec in Cameroon. Nest a compact cushion, mostly of moss with some rootlets and cobwebs, short moss porch but no... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Cameroon Mountains EBA. Uncommon to locally common in Cameroon, but possibly often overlooked;... read more
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