French: Indicateur de Zenker German: Weißschwanz-Honiganzeiger Spanish: Indicador de Zenker
S Cameroon E to S Central African Republic and SW Uganda, S to N Gabon and N & E DRCongo.
c. 14·5 cm; female 24–25 g. Nondescript, rather dull honeyguide. Both sexes yellow-olive to brown-olive above, with dark-tipped white outer tail; olive-grey to grey-... read more
Known only from one series of songs from Cameroon, though there is a remote possibility that these... read more
Lowland to lower montane forest and secondary forest, including edges, and cultivated areas with... read more
Food and feeding
Little known; scale insects (Coccidae), including pupae and cocoons, and grey wax-like items mixed with insects. Tough skin and slit-like... read more
Virtually unknown. Surmised to breed during Feb–Mar (end wet season through dry) in Cameroon; Jun in Central African Republic;... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Very little known, and status uncertain. Apparent rarity possibly due to its being overlooked, since all honeyguides, even where relatively common,... read more
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