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Swamp Flycatcher Muscicapa aquatica

Described by: Heuglin (1864)
Alternate common name(s): Swamp Alseonax
Old scientific name(s): Alseonax aquatica


Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda - Dec, 2005 © Tom Tarrant  Location unknown - Date unknown © Allen Chartier 
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W. and c. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Senegambia, Ivory Coast, Ghana e. through sw. Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo, Benin, s. Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, s. Chad, Central African Republic to Sudan.
(2) S. Sudan, ne. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, w. Kenya and w. Tanzania.
(3) Se. Zaire.
(4) C. Zambia.


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


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