Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bulbuls :: Sombre Greenbul
Sombre Greenbul Andropadus importunus
Described by: Vieillot (1818)
Alternate common name(s): Zanzibar Sombre-greenbul, Zanzibar Sombre Greenbul, Zanzibar Greenbul, Frick's Sombre-greenbul, Frick's Greenbul, Southern Sombre-greenbul
Old scientific name(s): Pycnonotus importunus
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RangeE. to s. Africa;
(1) Ex. S. Ethiopia and s. Somalia s. in the highlands of wc. and e. Kenya, e. Tanzania including Zanzibar Is.
(2) Coastal se. Tanzania including Mafia Is., Malawi and n. Mozambique n. of the Save River, sc. Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
(3) S. Zimbabwe (along Limpopo River), s. Mozambique s. of the Save River to lowlands of n. South Africa s. to ne. Transvaal and n. KwaZulu-Natal) and e. Swaziland.
(4) Highlands of n. South Africa and w. Swaziland s. along the coast in e. Natal, e. Transvaal to w. Cape Province).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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