Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cisticolas and Allies :: Bar-throated Apalis

Bar-throated Apalis Apalis thoracica

Described by: Shaw (1811)
Alternate common name(s): Gray-headed Apalis, Grey-headed Apalis, Mouse Apalis
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


South Africa - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  South Africa - Sep, 2001 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Ntshondwe, Itala Game Reserve, South Africa - Jul 17, 2003 © Alan Manson  Ntshondwe, Itala Game Reserve, South Africa - Jul 17, 2003 © Alan Manson 
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E. to se. Africa;
Fragmented distribution in the n. part of its range;
(1) Se. Kenya (Chyulu Hills), n. and c. Tanzania (Mt. Kilimanjaro s. to Uluguru Mountains).
(2) Ne. Tanzania (s. Pare Mountains).
(3) Ne. and s. Tanzania, n. Malawi (Mafinga Mountains and Misuku Hills), and adjacent ne. Zambia.
(4) E. Tanzania (Uluguru Mountains).
(5) Sw. Tanzania (Usambara Mountains), n. Malawi including Nyika Plateau, and adjacent ne. Zambia.
(6) E. Zambia, sc. and s. Malawi.
(7) W. Zimbabwe plateau.
(8) E. Zimbabwe (Nyanga Mountains) and s. Mozambique (Mt. Gorongosa).
(9) Highlands of e. Zimbabwe and adjacent Mozambique.
(10) Se. Botswana and adjacent ne. South Africa e. to Pretoria.
(11) Ne. South Africa in the highlands of Limpopo Province and n. Mpumalanga.
(12) E. South Africa (s. Mpumalanga and n. KwaZulu-Natal and w. Swaziland).
(13) E. South Africa (Lebombo Mountains on the borders of e. Swaziland, s. Mozambique, and Kazulu-Natal).
(14) E. South Africa (Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal).
(15) Se. South Africa (s. KwaZulu-Natal s. to the Great Kei River).
(16) Se. South Africa (e. Cape Province from Great Kei River s. to the Gamtoos River).
(17) S. South Africa from Knysna, w. Cape Province e. to Humansdorp, e. Cape Province.
(18) S. coastal plain of w. Cape Province.
(19) Coastal plain of sw. 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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