Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cisticolas and Allies :: Green-backed Camaroptera

Green-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura

Described by: Vieillot (1820)
Alternate common name(s): Bleating Bush-warbler, Gray-backed Camaroptera, Grey-backed Camaroptera, Hartert's Camaroptera, Angola Camaroptera
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Masai Mara, Kenya - Jun 16, 2009 © Glen Tepke  Botswana - Aug, 1999 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Waterberg Plateau, Namibia - Jul, 2004 © Yvonnik Lhomer  Waterberg Plateau, Namibia - Jul, 2004 © Yvonnik Lhomer  Bona Manzi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Date unknown © Gordon Holtshausen 
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Africa s. of the Sahara;
(1) Senegambia, sw. Mali, Burkina Faso, and Sierra Leone to c. Sudan, lowlands of Ethiopia and Somalia.
(2) Liberia to Angola and e. to w. Kenya, w. Tanzania, s. Zaire and nw. Zambia.
(3) S. Sudan to ne. Zaire, n. Uganda, n. Kenya, Ethiopia and w. Somalia.
(4) Ethiopia (Ghere region and Kaffa Province).
(5) S. Somalia, coastal e. Kenya and ne. Tanzania.
(6) Highlands of e. Zaire (Kivu), ex. sw. Uganda and Kenya.
(7) E. Uganda, w. Kenya and n. Tanzania.
(8) Se. Kenya to se. Tanzania, Mafia Is. and Zanzibar Is.
(9) E. Tanzania to Zambia and n. Malawi.
(10) S. Tanzania to s. Malawi and n. Mozambique.
(11) S. Zaire (Shaba) and e. Angola to e. Zambia and w. Tanzania.
(12) S. Angola and Namibia e. through Zambia to Malawi, Zimbabwe and ne. South Africa (w. Transvaal).
(13) S. Zimbabwe and Botswana.
(14) S. Mozambique (n. of the Save River) to e. Zimbabwe and e. South Africa (ne. Zululand).
(15) South Africa (Natal and w. Zululand).
(16) S. Mozambique, se. Zimbabwe and e. South Africa (e. Zululand, e. Swaziland, Transvaal).


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


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