Old World Warblers (Sylviidae)

Dark Newtonia (Newtonia amphichroa) - HBW 11, p. 689

French: Newtonie sombre German: Olivbauchnewtonie Spanish: Newtonia Oscura

Taxonomy: Newtonia amphichroa Reichenow, 1891, “interior meridionalis”, Madagascar.
Genus may belong with the vangas in family Vangidae; retained in present family pending further study. Birds from NE Madagascar described as a new species, “Newtonia olivacea”, but this is merely a junior synonym of N. amphichroa. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Madagascar, from Montagne d’Ambre S to Andohahela.