Pseudocalyptomena graueri Rothschild, 1909.
OTHER COMMON NAMES
English: Grauer’s broadbill; French: Eurylaime de Grauer; German: Blaukehl-Breitrachen; Spanish: Pico Ancho Verde Africano.
5.35–6.14 in (13.6–15.6 cm); 1.0–1.2 oz (29.0–32.5 g). Grayish head, whitish below bill onto breast. Upper- and underparts green. Dark tail.
Known only from a few localities in extreme eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and western Uganda.
Primary montane forest with dense bamboo, forest edge, and cultivated areas between 5,770 and 8,140 ft (1,760–2,480 m).
Little known; it can be found singly, in small groups, or mixed-species flocks. May perform display flights.
FEEDING ECOLOGY AND DIET
Omnivorous, including fruit, seeds, flowers, insects, and small snails in its diet. Probably feeds by flycatching.
Breeding reported between April and July.
Vulnerable. Threatened in its tiny range by deforestation, commercial logging, and mining.
SIGNIFICANCE TO HUMANS
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