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Photo © by volker sthamer
Buhoma, Bwindi Forest, Uganda, January-2019
Buccanodon duchaillui


15·5–17 cm (6-6¾ in)

  • Glossy black overall plumage
  • Black upper breast with yellow spots above


Africa: found from Sierra Leone to South Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, and and western Kenya.

Photo © by megan perkins
Kakamega, Kenya, December 2006


This is a monotypic species[1].


Old secondary forests, clearings and forest edges.



They eat a variety of small fruits.


  1. 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/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved January 2017

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