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Alternative name: Yellow-throated Leaflove
22.5cm (8Â¾ in). A large, noisy non-forest bulbul.
Females are smaller than males.
Three subspecies recognized:
Formerly placed in genus Chlorocichla.
Feeds on fruit. Takes also some insects.
Breeding season differs through range. Probably a co-operative breeder. The nest is a cup of small twigs, rootlets, leaf stems and dry leaves. It's placed 2 to 10m above the ground in a tree fork concealed by dense foliage. Lays 2 eggs. parasitised by Red-chested Cuckoo.
Call: single note call, rather yappy, repeated every few seconds.
A sedentary species.
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