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Sylvietta brachyura
Photo © by Scottishdude
The Gambia, March 2010

Identification

Distribution

Africa between 17°N and 5°S:
Western Africa: Mauritania, Senegambia, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Mali, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Democratic Republic of Congo
Eastern Africa: Sudan, South Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania

Taxonomy

Subspecies[1]

There are 3 subspecies:

  • S. b. brachyura:
  • S. b. carnapi:
Photo © by Steve G
Brufut community woodland, The Gambia
  • S. b. leucopsis:

Habitat

Dry savanna to semi-arid scrub.

Behaviour

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase

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