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Nominate subspecies
Photo by volker sthamer
Mt. Elgon, Uganda, January 2019
Sheppardia aequatorialis

Identification

Distribution

Africa:
Western Africa: found only in Democratic Republic of Congo
Eastern Africa: Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi.

Taxonomy

Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • S. a. aequatorialis:
  • S. a. acholiensis:
  • Southern Sudan (Imatong Mountains)

Habitat

Moist cloud forests.

Behaviour

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Wikipedia

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