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Alternative names: Lopez' Warbler; Cameroon Scrub Warbler

Bradypterus lopezi



Western Africa: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, DRC and Angola
Eastern Africa: Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi
African Islands: Gulf of Guinea Islands, Bioko (Fernando Po)



There are 8 subspecies[1]:

  • B. l. camerunensis:
  • B. l. manengubae
  • Mt. Manenguba (southwestern Cameroon)
  • B. l. lopezi:
  • B. l. barakae: *
  • B. l. boultoni:
  • B. l. mariae: *
  • B. l. usambarae:
  • B. l. ufipae:
  • B. l. granti:

An additional subspecies manengubae is not generally recognised[1].
The scientific name is also spelled lopesi.
* barakae and mariae have been split by some authorities[2].


Moist shrubland and montanes.



  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase

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