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Black-headed Batis Batis minor

Described by: Erlanger (1901)
Alternate common name(s): Black-headed Puffback, Black-headed Puffback Flycatcher, Black-headed Puff-back Flycatcher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Cw. to ec. Africa;
Three populations;
(1) N. of equatorial forest zone from c. Cameroon (Mt. Kupe, Mt. Oku s. to Mt. Cameroon and Yaounde area), s. Chad, Central African Republic, c. and s. Sudan, lower regions of Ethiopia, Eritrea, and nw. Somalia s. to e. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, w. Kenya, and nw. Tanzania.
(2) S. of equatorial forest zone from s. Gabon, s. Congo, s. Zaire (lower Congo River, kasai) and n. Angola.
(3) S. Somalia.
(4) Coastal areas of e. Kenya (isolated population on Mt. Endau), and Tanzania extending inland to n. Pare Mountains, Mt. Kilimanjaro, and Kilosa, and Manda Is.


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


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