French: Nicator du Sénégal German: Graukehl-Tropfenvogel Spanish: Conquistador occidental
Other common names:
Senegambia and S Guinea E to S South Sudan (Imatong Mts) and E Uganda, S to N Angola and S DRCongo, also extreme NW & W Tanzania.
20–23 cm; male 48–67 g, female 32–51 g. Distinctive, shrike-like bulbul with relatively heavy hooked bill, conspicuous yellow spotting on wings, feathering... read more
Song powerful, melodious and very varied, comprising explosive crescendo of clear whistles,... read more
Primary and secondary evergreen and semi-deciduous forest, swamp-forest, gallery forest, and areas... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods, including large orthopterans, mantids, beetles (Coleoptera), caterpillars; also vertebrates such as small frogs; a few berries... read more
Nesting recorded in Apr in Sierra Leone, Feb and Nov (immatures Feb, Apr, Jul–Aug) in Liberia and Dec in Ivory Coast; Jun (breeding... read more
Sedentary, at least in Gabon.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Generally common throughout its range. Present in numerous national parks, including those of Sapo, in Liberia, Taï Forest, in Ivory Coast,... read more
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