- Eremomela usticollis
Bluish grey above and pale buff below. Combination of pale yellow eyes and rufous cheeks and ear coverts is diagnostic.
A small, rusty throat bar is often inconspicuous or absent.
There are two subspecies:
- E. u. rensi
- E. u. usticollis
An additional subspecies baumgarti is generally considered invalid.
Mainly acacia woodland, but also arid broadleafed woodland and dry riverbeds.
The diet includes insects.
- 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.
- BF Member observations
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Burnt-necked Eremomela. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 22 April 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Burnt-necked_Eremomela