Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Babblers :: African Hill Babbler

African Hill Babbler Illadopsis abyssinica

Described by: Rüppell (1840)
Alternate common name(s): African Hill-babbler, Abyssinian Hill-babbler, Hill Babbler, Ruwenzori Hill-babbler, Ruwenzori Fulvetta
Old scientific name(s): Pseudoalcippe abyssinica, Alcippe abyssinica, Illadopsis abyssinicus


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(1) Sw. Cameroon (Mt. Cameroon).
(2) Two widely separated populations: mountains of Nigeria, sw. Cameroon (Banso highlands and Generu highlands). Highlands of ne. and ce. Zaire from the Lendu Plateau, Ruwenzori to Kivu, and Mt. Kabob, Ruanda, Burundi to w. Uganda.
(3) Fernando Po (Bioko) on Mt. Santa Isabel.
(4) Se. Sudan, w. and c. Ethiopia to Kenya, w. and ne. Tanzania, se. Zaire, c. and w. Angola (Bailundu highlands).
(5) Malawi and nw. Mozambique.
(6) S. and c. Tanzania (Uluguru Mountains) and n. Malawi.


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


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