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Banded Prinia Prinia bairdii

Described by: Cassin (1855)
Alternate common name(s): Black-faced Prinia
Old scientific name(s): Herpystera bairdii


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Wc. and c. Africa;
Four populations;
(1) Se. Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, and Cabinda to sw. Central African Republic.
(2) Highlands of ne. Zaire (Kivu Region and Ruwenzori Mountains).
(3) Nw. Angola (Cuanza Norte).
(4) W. of the Rift Valley in e. Zaire, w. Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and nw. Kenya.


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


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