Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Flycatchers :: Forest Scrub-Robin

Forest Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas leucosticta

Described by: Sharpe (1883)
Alternate common name(s): Forest Scrub-robin, Western Bearded Scrub-robin, Northern Bearded Scrub-robin, Northern Moustached Scrub-robin, Western Bearded Robin, Gold Coast Scrub-robin, Moustached Scrub-robin, Colls's Ground Robin
Old scientific name(s): Erythropygia leucosticta, Tychaedon leucosticta


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W., cw. and c. Africa;
Three populations;
(1) Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, and Ghana.
(2) Sierra Leone (Kambui Hills) and Liberia.
(3) Central African Republic to ne. Zaire and w. Uganda.
(4) Nw. Angola (Huil escarpment).


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


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