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Crested Malimbe Malimbus malimbicus

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No of records in PHOWN for this species: 0

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)Solitary nester, but several nests built by same pair can be foud at a site
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Nest site

Type of nest site for this species in PHOWN:

Breeding seasonality

PHOWN Records per month for this species

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Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 15
Apr in Guinea, Sept-Nov in Liberia, Apr-May and Sept in Ivory Coast, Feb in Nigeria, Aug-Nov in Cameroon, Nov-Mar in Gabon, Mar in Central African Republic, Oct-Mar in Angola, and Jan, Apr and May in Uganda; in DRCongo, Apr-Jun in C, Dec-May in Kivu and Oct-Dec in E

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
Apr in Guinea, Sept-Nov in Liberia, Apr-May and Sept in Ivory Coast, Feb in Nigeria, Aug-Nov in Cameroon, Nov-Mar in Gabon, Mar in Central African Republic, Oct-Mar in Angola, and Jan, Apr and May in Uganda; in DRCongo, Apr-Jun in C, Dec-May in Kivu and Oct-Dec in E
nsite
suspended from palm or attached to spiny climbing palm, 5-22 m above ground in Liberia, 4-10 m up in Gabon
nbuild
Male starts to build nest, female then participates in construction
colsize
Solitary nester, but several nests built by same pair can be foud at a site
clutch
1-2 eggs
eggcolour
white or greenish, with spots of ochre, grey and brown
eggsize
mean slze of four eggs 22.8 x 15.8 mm
incub
incubation by female only, no information on duration of incubation period
chicks
no information on duration of nestling period

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Weaver Wednesday [139] - Discovery [22]: Crested Malimbe (2015-02-11)
Weaver Wednesday [100]: Crested Malimbe (2014-05-14)