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 7 photos
A bird singing in a tree, attracted by its imitation by the photograph
Locality Kribi, South Province, Cameroon
Bernard Guevorts 26 January 2014 25 weeks ago 4.7
Locality Campo Ma'an National Park, South Province, Cameroon (ssp flavimentum)
Nik Borrow 4 March 2014 16 weeks ago 4.5
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 26 weeks ago 3.6
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird perched
Locality Kribi, South Province, Cameroon (ssp flavimentum)
Bernard Guevorts 19 August 2012 1 year ago 3.3
Singing male on a branch
Locality Mbaminkom Mountain, Centre Province, Cameroon
Mikko Pyhälä 16 January 2013 1 year ago 2.8
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