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African Bush-Warbler Bradypterus baboecala

Described by: Vieillot (1817)
Alternate common name(s): African Bush-warbler, Little Rush-warbler, African Sedge-warbler, South African Bush-warbler
Old scientific name(s): Bradypterus baboecalus


Bona Manzi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Date unknown © Gordon Holtshausen  Bona Manzi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Date unknown © Gordon Holtshausen 
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C. and s. Sub-Saharan Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) S. Nigeria, s. Cameroon to ne. Zaire, sw. Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi.
(2) Lake Chad.
(3) Se. Sudan.
(4) W. and c. Ethiopia.
(5) Highlands of e. Uganda, w. and c. Kenya.
(6) Se. Kenya, e. Tanzania, e. and s. Zambia, Malawi, e. Zimbabwe, nw., c. and s. Mozambique s. to ne. South Africa (e. Northern Province, lowlands of KwaZulu-Natal) and e. Swaziland.
(7) Se. Angola, se. Zaire, n. and w. Zambia to border with se. Tanzania, ex. n. Namibia (Caprivi stripe), nw. Botswana.
(8) Sw. Angola (Angolan Pleateau).
(9) C. plateau of Zimbabwe, n. and e. South Africa in the highveld of Northern Province, w. KwaZulu-Natal, Orange Free State, e. Griqualand, w. Swaziland, and lowlands of Lesotho.
(10) S. South Africa (w. and e. 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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