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Tag Archives: Cameroon
Archived 2020 topic: Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo (Cercococcyx mechowi) is being split: assessment of newly recognised taxa.
Birdlife International factsheet for Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo. Following a taxonomic reassessment, Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo (Cercococcyx mechowi) has been split into Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo (C. mechowi), and Whistling Long-tailed Cuckoo (C. lemaireae) (see Boesman and Collar, 2019). The newly-split Dusky Long-tailed … Continue reading
Archived 2020 topic: Yellow-spotted Barbet (Buccanodon duchaillui) is being split: assessment of newly recognised taxa.
Birdlife International factsheet for Yellow-spotted Barbet. Following a taxonomic reassessment, Yellow-spotted Barbet (Buccanodon duchaillui) has been split into Eastern Yellow-spotted Barbet (B. duchaillui), and Western Yellow-spotted Barbet (B. dowsetti) (see Boesman and Collar, 2019). The newly-split Eastern Yellow-spotted Barbet has … Continue reading
BirdLife species factsheet for Bangwa Warbler Bangwa Warbler (Bradypterus bangwaensis) occurs in the highlands of south-eastern Nigeria and western Cameroon. It inhabits a variety of habitats, from the undergrowth of montane forest to forest edge, secondary growth and thickets (F. … Continue reading
BirdLife species factsheet for Monteiro’s Bush-shrike Monteiro’s Bush-shrike (Malaconotus monteiri) is known from a small number of records from a few sites in Angola and Cameroon. In Angola, recent surveys found it to be relatively rare (Cáceres et al. 2015), … Continue reading
BirdLife species factsheet for Senegal Parrot: http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/senegal-parrot-poicephalus-senegalus Senegal Parrot (Poicephalus senegalus) is found in the savanna woodland belt of West Africa from Senegal across to northern Cameroon, southern Chad and Central African Republic. While it may occur in a variety … Continue reading
A rare and poorly known species, Shelley’s Eagle-owl (Bubo shelleyi) is currently listed as Near Threatened (see BirdLife International 2018). It is known only from scattered locations from Sierra Leone, Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana (where it could now be extirpated), … Continue reading
This discussion was first published as part of the 2016 Red List update. At the time a decision regarding its status was pended, but to enable potential reassessment of this species as part of the 2017 Red List update this … Continue reading