Black-faced Apalis (Apalis personata) - HBW 11, p. 473
French: Apalis à face noire
Spanish: Apalis Carinegro
Other common names: Mountain Masked Apalis
Taxonomy: Apalis personata Sharpe, 1902, Ruwenzori, DRCongo-Uganda.
Forms a superspecies with A. binotata, possibly also with A. flavida; sometimes treated as conspecific with former. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- personata Sharpe, 1902 - NE & E DRCongo, SW Uganda, W Rwanda and W Burundi.
- marungensis Chapin, 1932 - Marungu Plateau, in SE DRCongo.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A bird moving among branches Locality Ruhija, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda (ssp personata)
Josep del Hoyo 10 September 2006 6 years ago 20 sec 3.8
bird looking for food Locality Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda (ssp personata)
Daniêl Jimenez 19 September 2010 2 years ago 13 sec 3.2
A bird moving along a branch Locality Buhoma, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda (ssp personata)
Keith Blomerley 19 August 2002 6 years ago 15 sec 2.1
Foraging among dead Eucalyptus branches in plantation on edge of Nyungwe
Locality Nyungwe Forest National Park, Rwanda
Jason Anderson 20 October 2010 2 years ago 3
Single "Mountain Masked Apalis" foraging on forest-edge
Locality Ruhija, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
Tom Tarrant 5 January 2006 3 years ago 3
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