French: Néocossyphe à queue blanche German: Weißschwanz-Fuchsdrossel Spanish: Zorzal de Fernando Póo
Subspecies and Distribution
N. p. poensis
(Strickland, 1844) – SW Guinea and Sierra Leone E to Cameroon, Gabon and S Congo, also Bioko.
N. p. praepectoralis
F. J. Jackson, 1906 – W DRCongo and NW Angola E to W Uganda, W Kenya and extreme NW Tanzania.
20–22 cm; 43–60 g. Nominate race is dark brownish slate above, with prominent white tips on outer three tail feathers; conspicuous broad orange-rufous wingbar (... read more
Song, sometimes from 10–15 m up in tree, rich and Turdus-like but subdued and rarely... read more
Mainly floor and lower understorey of primary lowland forest, especially marshy areas, also old... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly small insects and their larvae, such as ants (Hymenoptera), termites (Isoptera), beetles (Coleoptera), cockroaches (Blattodea) and... read more
Little information; nest and eggs unknown. Birds in breeding condition in Apr–Jul and juveniles in Sept and Nov in Liberia; breeding-... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Common to locally common or uncommon. Commonest thrush in forests of SW Ghana. Frequent to common in Gabon, density 6–7 pairs/... read more
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