French: Camaroptère à sourcils jaunes German: Gelbbrauen-Bogenflügel Spanish: Camaróptera cejigualda
Sierra Leone E to Uganda, S to NW Angola and S DRCongo; also Bioko.
10 cm; 7–12 g. A small, short-tailed warbler with distinctive yellow face and long and slender bill. Has prominent yellow supercilium and yellowish cheek, contrasting... read more
Male song a nasal, plaintive “jer-wa jer-wa” like a toy trumpet, repeated monotonously... read more
Confined to Guinea-Congo forests biome; occurs in gallery forest, forest edge, secondary growth and... read more
Food and feeding
Diet mainly insects, including grasshoppers (Orthoptera), termites (Isoptera), moths and caterpillars (Lepidoptera). Occurs singly, in... read more
Nests Oct–Mar, although may breed all year in DRCongo. Monogamous; solitary, territorial. In territorial dispute, males sing in view... read more
Little known; presumably resident.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to locally common. Average density of 0·1 pairs/ha recorded in Gabon.
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