Yellow-throated Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus subsulphureus) - HBW 7, p. 184
French: Barbion à gorge jaune
Spanish: Barbudito Gorgigualdo
Taxonomy: Bucco subsulphureus Fraser, 1843, Bioko.
Closely related to P. bilineatus and the superspecies formed by P. pusillus and P. chrysoconus. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- chrysopygus (Shelley, 1889) - Sierra Leone and SE Guinea E to S Ghana.
- flavimentum (J. Verreaux & E. Verreaux, 1851) - Togo E to S Central African Republic and S Uganda, and S to C Zaire.
- subsulphureus (Fraser, 1843) - Bioko I (Fernando Póo).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
PhotosSee all 9 photos
A bird singing in a tree, attracted by its imitation by the photograph
Locality Kribi, South Province, Cameroon
Bernard Guevorts 26 January 2014 1 year ago 4.7
Locality Campo Ma'an National Park, South Province, Cameroon (ssp flavimentum)
Nik Borrow 4 March 2014 48 weeks ago 4.5
Locality Kibale National Park, Uganda (ssp flavimentum)
Nik Borrow 10 September 2014 22 weeks ago 4.4
Adult perched - unusually yellow individual
Locality Antwikwaa, Kakum National Park, Central Region, Ghana (ssp chrysopygus)
Nik Borrow 21 April 2012 2 years ago 3.8
A back view of an adult, quite similar specie to Red-rumped Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus atroflavus), note head pattern and yellow rum
Locality Kakum National Park, Central Region, Ghana (ssp chrysopygus)
Lars Petersson 22 January 2013 1 year ago 3.6
Perched overhead in a tree.
Locality Budongo Forest, Uganda (ssp flavimentum)
David Beadle 7 February 2014 21 weeks ago 3.5
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