Sombre Greenbul

Andropadus importunus

This greenbul’s pale eye and colourful song make it easy to distinguish from its yellow-bellied cousin.

We first recorded this species in February 2010 while walking through the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden in Cape Town.


Sombre Bulbul / Ocean View, South Coast KZN, South Africa / 16 August 2015 Sombre Greenbul / Ocean View, South Coast KwaZulu Natal, South Africa / 16 August 2015 Sombre Greenbul / Ocean View, South Coast KwaZulu Natal, South Africa / 16 August 2015 Sombre Greenbul / Ocean View, South Coast KwaZulu Natal, South Africa / 16 August 2015 Sombre Bulbul / Ocean View, South Coast KZN, South Africa / 16 August 2015 Sombre Greenbul / Ocean View, South Coast KwaZulu Natal, South Africa / 16 August 2015 Sombre Bulbul / Bonamanzi Game Reserve, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa / 23 March 2014 Sombre Greenbul / Constantia Greenbelt, South Africa / 17 June 2011
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