Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cisticolas and Allies :: Pectoral-patch Cisticola

Pectoral-patch Cisticola Cisticola brunnescens

Described by: Heuglin (1862)
Alternate common name(s): Pectoral Cisticola, Pale-crowned Cisticola
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Cw. and ce. Africa;
Widely separated populations;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) N. Cameroon (Adamawa Plateau).
(2) W. Cameroon highlands.
(3) Nw. Ethiopia (Wambera Plateau).
(4) E. Ethiopia, Eritrea, and nw. Somalia.
(5) Highlands of Kenya and n. Tanzania e. of the Rift Valley.
(6) Highlands of Kenya and n. Tanzania w. of the Rift Valley.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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