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Photo by megan perkins
Nairobi, Kenya, December 2006

Alternative name: Brown Warbler

Curruca lugens

Sylvia lugens

Identification

Distribution

Tropical Africa: From Sudan and Ethiopia in the north to Zambia and Malawi in the south.

Taxonomy

Juvenile, subspecies griseiventre
Photo by nick scarle
Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia, February 2007


This is a polytypic species[1] consisting of 5 subspecies.
Formerly placed in the genus Parisoma.

Subspecies

Gray-vented

  • C. l. griseiventris:

Brown

  • C. l. lugens:
  • C. l. jacksoni:
  • C. l. prigoginei:
  • C. l. clara:

Habitat

Behaviour

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase

Recommended Citation

External Links

GSearch checked for 2020 platform.

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