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Disambiguation: for the species Cyornis pallipes, see White-bellied Blue-Flycatcher

Photo by Tib78
Bwindi swamp, Ruhija, Uganda, December 2014
Elminia albiventris



Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Uganda.


Formerly placed in genus Trochocercus as Trochocercus albiventris.


There are 5 subspecies[1]:

  • E. a. albiventris:
  • E. a. toroensis:
  • E. a. albonotata:
  • E. a. subcaerulea:
  • Eastern Tanzania to Malawi and Mozambique (north of the Zambezi)
  • E. a. swynnertoni:
  • Eastern Zimbabwe and Mozambique (south of the Zambezi)


Moist montanes.



  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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