French: Cossyphe à tête blanche German: Weißkopfrötel Spanish: Cosifa cabeciblanca
about 30 km north-east of Duque de Braganza, Angola
SW DRCongo (Bombo-Lumene Forest Reserve, Nkiene and Nguma) and N Angola (c. 30 km NE of Calandula#R).
22–23 cm; 56–69 g. Very long-tailed. Has white hood to neck, greyish olive-brown mantle to scapulars and back, orange-rufous rump to tail, latter with black... read more
Dense undergrowth of evergreen forest clumps and gallery forest in savanna, to 1250 m.
Food and feeding
Insects, including beetles and ants. Doryline driver ants dominant in small sample to date; one stomach of young female full of driver ants... read more
Dependent fledglings in Nov in Angola, suggesting laying in Oct, coinciding with S rainy season; dependent fledgling and post-juvenile... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Estimated global population more than 10,000 mature individuals, but considered to be declining. All known sites (one in Angola, up to six in DRCongo) suffering... read more
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