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Alternative names: Dohrn's Flycatcher; Principe Flycatcher-Babbler
At 14 - 15 cm, a small, babbler-like passerine:
Sexes similar, juveniles like adults.
This is a monotypic species.1, 2
Bushes and small trees, primary forest, secondary forest, cocoa plantations, coconut plantations, villages. Found at all elevations.
Feeds on insects and small snails. Takes also berries and seeds. Forages low in understorey and undergrowth, inspecting undersides of branches and sallies after insects.
Breeding season from June to September, probably also in other months. The nest is a fragile cup made of dry leaves and dead grass. One reported nest held two young.
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