Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Flycatchers :: Gray-winged Robin-Chat

Gray-winged Robin-Chat Cossypha polioptera

Described by: Reichenow (1892)
Alternate common name(s): Gray-winged Robin-chat, Grey-winged Robin-chat, White-browed Robin-chat, Gray-winged Akalat, Grey-winged Akalat, Gray-winged Akelat, Grey-winged Akelat
Old scientific name(s): Dryocichloides polioptera, Sheppardia polioptera


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W. and c. Africa;
Highly and widely fragmented distribution;
(1) Se. Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, w. Kenya and nw. Tanzania to e. Zaire, nw. Zambia and ne. Angola.
(2) Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, n. Nigeria, w. Cameroon and the Central African Republic.
(3) E. Cameroon (upper Kadei River).


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


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