French: Nasique jaune German: Gelbbauch-Bülbülgrasmücke Spanish: Picolargo amarillo
Setté Cama, Gabon
Subspecies and Distribution
M. f. flavicans
Cassin, 1859 – extreme SE Nigeria, Bioko, and SW & S Cameroon S to lower R Congo and NW Angola (Cabinda, Cuanza Norte).
M. f. hypochondriacus
(Reichenow, 1893) – SE Central African Republic, SW South Sudan (Bengangai Forest), N, C & E DRCongo, W & S Uganda and NW Tanzania (Minziro Forest).
13 cm; 11–16 g. A medium-sized greenish-grey warbler with yellow underparts, short tail, and long straight bill with small hook at tip. Nominate race has top of head... read more
Song, usually from high perch, a series of clear melancholy whistles (c. 2 per second), descending... read more
Lower and middle levels of primary and secondary forest, including edges, clearings and logged... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, including moths and caterpillars (Lepidoptera), orthopterans, beetles (Coleoptera); also spiders (Araneae); also some fruit.... read more
No information. Territorial.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common in many areas of range. Two apparently discrete populations in forests of W & C Africa, each ranging widely. In NE Gabon, density 18... read more
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