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Yellow-necked Greenbul - BirdForum Opus

Alternative name: Falkenstein's Greenbul

Chlorocichla falkensteini


18–20 cm (7-7¾ in)

  • Yellow throat
  • Dark grey lores and cheeks


Western Africa: found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola and Zaire



There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • C. f. viridescentior:
  • C. f. falkensteini:


Riparian woodland and thickets. Secondary growth and patches of forest.



Their diet consists mostly of fruit, such as figs and small peppers. Some insects are also taken.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved January 2016)

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