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Red-crowned Malimbe Malimbus coronatus(species text)
PHOWN priorities: none yet
No of records in PHOWN for this species: 1
Colony sizeColony 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|
Nest siteType of nest site for this species in PHOWN:
|tree - 1|
PHOWN Records per month for this species
|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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Published breeding informationBreeding information based on 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
suspended 7-25 m (usually 8-9 m) above ground from dangling thorny vines, usually over open space or clearing
Group of 3-6 individuals may participate in nest-building, then single pair left to breed
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
apparently 2 eggs
incubation by both sexes, nest seldom unattended, no information on duration of incubation period
both sexes brood and feed chicks, no information on duration of nestling period
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3663, Gabon, Belinga Road, north-east Gabon, Mills M, Julian Francis
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Weaver Wednesday  - Discovery : Red-crowned Malimbe (2016-09-07)
Weaver Wednesday : Red-crowned Malimbe (2013-06-12)
First PHOWN record for Red-crowned Malimbe (2012-11-03)