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Photo © by Michael Huarez
Canopy Walkway, Kakum national Park, Ghana, 15th November 2023

Alternative name: Olivaceous Alseonax

Fraseria olivascens



Africa: Occurs only in Western Africa: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana. [Nigeria]], Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo


Formerly placed in genus Muscicapa


There are 2 subspecies[1]

  • F. o. olivascens
  • F. o. nimbae:


Moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical swamps.



  1. Clements, J. F., P. C. Rasmussen, T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, A. Spencer, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2023. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2023. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Lepage D. (2023)

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