French: Bulbul à gorge claire German: Gelbkehlbülbül Spanish: Bulbul gorjiamarillo
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Senegambia and SW Mali E to Nigeria, N Cameroon (Adamawa Plateau) and NW Central African Republic, S to Sierra Leone, N & SE Ivory Coast, S Ghana and S Benin. Recently recorded in S Chad#R.
c. 22·5 cm. A large, noisy non-forest bulbul with conspicuous, contrastingly coloured throat and pale eyes. Adult male has lores, cheeks and ear-coverts olive-brown;... read more
Song a string of harsh, nasal, grating “chow” or “kio” notes interspersed... read more
Occupies midstorey and undergrowth in fairly dense riparian forest and woodland, but also thickets... read more
Food and feeding
Fruit, including Lannea acida, L. barteri, Manilkara multinervis, Azadirachta indica and flesh of... read more
Nesting recorded in Jul and Nov–Dec in Gambia, Nov in Mali, and May–Aug in Nigeria. Strongly territorial. Nothing further known... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Status varies; considered scarce, not uncommon, common or locally abundant in different parts of its extensive range. Presence... read more
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