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Alternative name: Collared Apalis
- Apalis ruwenzorii
Length 10 cm
Upperparts dark slate grey, lores black, ear coverts dark slate grey. Thin white submoustachial streak to sides of neck ( often not visible in field ). Chin and throat rufous buff, narrow dark grey breast band, lower breast and flanks rufous buff. Rest of underparts white. Wings black, tail black with white outer tail feathers.
Eye red, bill black, legs pinkish horn.
Africa: found in the Albertine Rift of Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi.
This is a monotypic species.
Subspecies A. r. catiodes is generally considered invalid.
Sometimes placed in genus Oreolais.
Found above 1000m between the canopy and mid-strata of forests.
Voice; Pairs duet, "zee zee zee" or "trrrt trrrt"
- Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
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