French: Rougegorge des Usambara German: Usambararötel Spanish: Akelat de los Usambara
W Usambara Mts, in NE Tanzania.
13–14 cm; 15–26 g. Plumage is dark brownish-olive above, slightly paler on mantle to back, dark rufous-brown rump and tail, dark brown wings; whitish preorbital... read more
Song or subsong a series of long thin notes on one pitch, “ii siibii ii hii-hii ii siibii hii... read more
Montane forest: in undergrowth, thickets and degraded areas with partial canopy, at 1600–2300... read more
Food and feeding
Small invertebrates. Forages mainly on ground, tossing aside leaves; also sallies from low perch to take prey from ground, trunks, lianas... read more
Breeding-condition birds and juveniles Oct–Mar, most Nov–Dec. No other information.
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Tanzania-Malawi Mountains EBA. Common to locally abundant within very small area of occupancy (c. 140 km²), but... read more
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