White-throated Mountain Babbler

The White-throated Mountain Babbler is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

White-throated Mountain Babbler (Kupeornis gilberti) = French: Phyllanthe à gorge blanche German: Weißkehltimalie Spanish: Charlatán Goliblanco Taxonomy: Kupeornis gilberti Serle, 1949, Kupé Mountain, Cameroon. Genus has been merged with Lioptilus, but perhaps closer to Phyllanthus; differs from latter in smaller and weaker bill with relatively broader base (less laterally compressed), more slit-like nostrils (as Turdoides), and more slender feet. Monotypic. Distribution: SE Nigeria (Obodu Plateau) and SW Cameroon. More

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Weaver, a flocks of White-throated Mountain Babblers and Mountain Sooty Boubou. The farmbush revealed Bristle-nosed Barbet, Yellow-throated Tinkerbird, Yellow-spotted Barbet and many others including a surprise Yellow-crowned Woodpecker. Our final day we decided to return to see if we could refind the Mount Kupé Bushshrike. We were lucky and once again lucked onto a pair almost immediately. This time the bird came in and perched right over our heads, for a brief moment those that had seen it arrive had cracking bins-filling views. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Timaliidae
Genus : Kupeornis
Species : gilberti
Authority : Serle, 1949