French: Échenilleur à barbillons German: Orangebauch-Raupenfänger Spanish: Oruguero carunculado
Other common names:
Wattled Cuckooshrike (when treated as conspecific with L. oriolinus)
Sierra Leone; error = Ghana
E Sierra Leone and SE Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast and SW Ghana.
19–21 cm; 29–37 g. Male has glossy blue-black head, nape and throat, large orange gape wattles, narrow yellow collar; olive-yellow upperparts becoming orange-... read more
Mainly silent and inconspicuous, with “zit” or “tsik” flight call.
Upper guinean forest zone, in canopy of primary forest or tall lowland rainforest, often near... read more
Food and feeding
Diet includes caterpillars (Lepidoptera), grasshoppers (Orthoptera), mantids (Mantodea) and seeds. Generally perches in dense, high foliage... read more
Birds in breeding condition in Feb and Aug–Nov in Liberia. No other information.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Upper Guinea Forests EBA. Local, and generally rare to uncommon. Although this species has apparently adapted to secondary... read more
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