Photo by nkgray
Near Kolwezi, DRC
, October 2008
- Crithagra mennelli
13â€“14 cm (5-5Â½ in)
Africa south of the equator: Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, eastern Angola, southern DRC, and south-western Tanzania.
This is a monotypic species.
Placed in genus Serinus by Clements.
Miombo and mopane Woodland.
Their diet consists mostly of small seeds, buds, flowers, nectar and fruit. They also eat some small insects.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved October 2016)
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