French: Bulbul à gorge blanche German: Schuppenkopfbülbül Spanish: Bulbul gorjiblanco
SW Senegal, and Sierra Leone and SE Guinea E through C Nigeria to SW & SE Central African Republic, W, N & E DRCongo (Duma, lower R Congo at Kunungu, and E from Sankuru and Kasai), extreme S South Sudan, and NW, W & C Uganda, and S to S Congo.
c. 17 cm; male 24–31 g, female 17–28 g. Small pale-eyed greenbul with relatively long, dagger-like bill. Adult has head and neck olive-grey, darker feather... read more
Rarely heard full song is a series of rapid, clear scolding notes, usually rising in pitch and then... read more
Understorey of primary and old secondary forest and gallery forest, sometimes associated with... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods, including orthopterans, neuropterans, bugs (Hemiptera), beetles (Coleoptera), moths and their caterpillars (Lepidoptera), ants... read more
Nesting activity recorded in Jan–May and Oct in Uganda; juvenile seen in Jul in Gabon, where singing activity increases at beginning... read more
Resident. Individuals ringed in Gabon retrapped at same site after 11 and 72 months.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Widespread, but distribution strangely patchy; assessed as common to abundant in some parts of its range (e.g. S Benin), scarce and... read more
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