Chestnut Wattle-eye

The Chestnut Wattle-eye is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Chestnut Wattle-eye (Platysteira castanea) is a species of bird in the Platysteiridae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, and moist savanna. More

The Chestnut Wattle-eye is classified as Least Concern by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources). Answer verified with Get more facts and information about Chestnut wattle-eye at More

Chestnut Wattle-eye and Red-headed Malimbe were excellent although others seemed more taken with the Arctic Warbler-like Green Hylia. Stopped at Masaka for lunch before heading to Lake Mburo with one very productive stop at Kaku Swamp. Reached the turn-off for Lake Mburo at 16.45 and birded our way to the HQ . Brown-chested Lapwing was an early success; the later night drive less so, although a co-operative African Scops Owl was a splendid conclusion. More

Both male and female Chestnut Wattle-eye were seen well today (K. Barnes) April 22: Korup N.P - The night was short. Alan was banging on my door at about 02h15. There was something “hooting” nearby in the forest. It took me a while to get my act together. After a few blasts on the tape of Vermiculated (Bouvier’s) Fishing Owl a ghostly shape came sailing over the campsite. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Platysteiridae
Genus : Platysteira
Species : castanea
Authority : Fraser, 1843