Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Phyllastrephus
Family: Pycnonotidae (Aves)
Taxon : Bird
Group : Animal

SPECIES
terrestris
NOTES

A bird about 20 cm long and weighing about 30 g which spends most of its time on the ground scratching in dry leaves. Eats mainly insects and snails. The nest is a shallow bowl slung between twigs close to the ground.


AUTHORITY
Swainson, 1837
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Has a white throat, brownish chest and dark head
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Terrestrial brownbul
Boskrapper
Terrestrial bulbul
Bulbul
Habitat
NOTES: Prefers the dense undergrowth
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Phyllastrephus capensis



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