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Red-crowned Malimbe Malimbus coronatus

(species text)

PHOWN priorities: none yet

Most recent PHOWN record for this species (recent thumbnails and full species listing at end of this web page):

Vm 3663

No of records in PHOWN for this species: 1

Colony size

Colony size for this species in PHOWN (min - mean - max, sample size) and published data:
PHOWN Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 15
- - (n=0)Of 18 nests in Gabon, two built by single pair, two by two males and one female, three by one male with two females, four by two males and two females, six by three males and two females, and one by two males and three females
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Nest site

Type of nest site for this species in PHOWN:
tree - 1

Breeding seasonality

PHOWN Records per month for this species

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Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 15
mainly Nov-Feb (also Mar-Apr) in Gabon, Dec and Mar in PRCongo, and Jan-Mar and Sept in DRCongo

Figure above right: breeding seasonality shown as records per month (if available), where months are numbered from January where January=1 etc.
The records are grouped into 6 regions: Safr=southern Africa, Cafr=central Africa, Wafr=western Africa, Eafr=eastern Africa, Asia=southern Asia, IO=Indian Ocean islands
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Breeding distribution

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Published breeding information

Breeding information based on Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 15.

bond
Monogamous
season
mainly Nov-Feb (also Mar-Apr) in Gabon, Dec and Mar in PRCongo, and Jan-Mar and Sept in DRCongo
nsite
suspended 7-25 m (usually 8-9 m) above ground from dangling thorny vines, usually over open space or clearing
nbuild
Group of 3-6 individuals may participate in nest-building, then single pair left to breed
colsize
Of 18 nests in Gabon, two built by single pair, two by two males and one female, three by one male with two females, four by two males and two females, six by three males and two females, and one by two males and three females
clutch
apparently 2 eggs
eggcolour
eggs undescribed
eggsize
no information
incub
incubation by both sexes, nest seldom unattended, no information on duration of incubation period
chicks
both sexes brood and feed chicks, no information on duration of nestling period

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Vm 3663

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3663, Gabon, Belinga Road, north-east Gabon, Mills M, Julian Francis

All PHOWN news items relating to this species

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Weaver Wednesday [221] - Discovery [104]: Red-crowned Malimbe (2016-09-07)
Weaver Wednesday [52]: Red-crowned Malimbe (2013-06-12)
First PHOWN record for Red-crowned Malimbe (2012-11-03)