Helmet-shrikes (Prionopidae)

Chestnut-fronted Helmet-shrike (Prionops scopifrons) - HBW 14, p. 140

French: Bagadais à front roux German: Braunstirn-Brillenwürger Spanish: Prionopo Frentirrufo

Taxonomy: Sigmodus scopifrons W. K. H. Peters, 1854, Mozambique.
Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • kirki ( W. L. Sclater, 1924) - S Somalia (Boni Forest), coastal Kenya and NE Tanzania.
  • keniensis ( van Someren, 1923) - C Kenya (Meru and Ngaia forests).
  • scopifrons ( W. K. H. Peters, 1854) - coastal SE Tanzania, E Mozambique and extreme E Zimbabwe.