French: Bagadais d’Albert German: Gelbschopf-Brillenvanga Spanish: Prionopo crestigualdo
summit of Mount Mikeno, 4467 m, Kivu district, DRCongo.
Mountains of W Albertine Rift in E DRCongo.
22–24 cm; 61–62 g. Has rounded yellow crest (up to 20 mm) from lores to hindcrown, yellow extending down to level with eye (yellow crest feathers not always... read more
Poorly known. Typical call described as "tlu-uk" note, repeateed up to six times, musical and far-... read more
Montane forest, Hagenia and bamboo forest, also, at lower altitudes, primary rainforest;... read more
Food and feeding
Diet apparently insects, e.g. grasshoppers (Orthoptera). Lives and forages in tightly knit groups mostly of 4–8 individuals (up to 20... read more
Poorly known. Egg-laying apparently during rains, recorded Dec–Apr and Jun–Jul. Co-operative breeder. Nest reported as built... read more
No details. Probably resident, perhaps with some seasonal altitudinal movements.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted range species: present in Albertine Rift Mountains EBA. Generally rare to uncommon. Global population likely to be small, estimated as in range c. 2500... read more
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