Cisticolas and Allies (Cisticolidae)

Black-faced Rufous-warbler (Bathmocercus rufus) - HBW 11, p. 466

French: Bathmocerque à face noire German: Graubauch-Fuchssänger Spanish: Prinia Carinegra
Other common names: Rufous Warbler

Taxonomy: Bathmocercus rufus Reichenow, 1895, Yaounde, Cameroon.
Forms a superspecies with B. cerviniventris; has been treated as conspecific. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • rufus Reichenow, 1895 - S Cameroon S to C & SE Gabon, E to SW Central African Republic, N PRCongo and extreme NW DRCongo.
  • vulpinus Reichenow, 1895 - NE & E DRCongo, S Sudan, Uganda, W Kenya and NW Tanzania.

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