French: Nicator à gorge jaune German: Gelbkehl-Tropfenvogel Spanish: Conquistador gorjiamarillo
W & S Cameroon, SW Central African Republic and N & W Congo S to N Angola, also W, SW, NE & E DRCongo and extreme W Uganda.
c. 16–18 cm; male 21–26 g, one female 23·5 g. Small, shrike-like bulbul with relatively heavy hooked bill, conspicuous yellow spots on wings, feathering of... read more
Song, from dense cover, a loud, far-carrying series of 8–11 resonant, explosive notes,... read more
Primary forest and old secondary forest, also abandoned cultivation and beside logging roads once... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods, including orthopterans, mantids, beetles (Coleoptera) and caterpillars. Usually solitary, in territorial pairs. Extremely shy... read more
Nesting recorded in Oct in Cameroon and Dec–Mar (but extended season suspected) in Gabon; birds in breeding condition in Feb and Jul... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Not uncommon to common. Estimated densities in Gabon 1 pair/20 ha in primary forest and 2–3 pairs/10 ha at forest edge. Occurs in a number of... read more
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