Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Wattle-eyes :: Black-throated Wattle-eye

Black-throated Wattle-eye Platysteira peltata

Described by: Sundevall (1850)
Alternate common name(s): Wattle-eyed Flycatcher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Sumbawanga, Tanzania - Nov, 1990 © Stein Nilsen  Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Jul 11, 2006 © Alan Manson  Langata Nature Education Centre, Karen, Kenya - Apr 24, 2005 © Charlie Moores 
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S. and e. tropical Africa;
Fragmented distribution in ne. range;
(1) Ne. Zaire, s. Uganda, Burundi, s. Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania (including Mafia Is.), Malawi and n. Mozambique.
(2) Angola to Zambia, n. and e. Zimbabwe.
(3) S. Mozambique and se. Africa (e. Transvaal and Natal).


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


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