Old World Warblers (Sylviidae)

Grauer's Swamp-warbler (Bradypterus graueri) - HBW 11, p. 599

French: Bouscarle de Grauer German: Kivubuschsänger Spanish: Zarzalero de Grauer
Other common names: Grauer’s Warbler/Bush-warbler/Rush-warbler/Scrub-warbler

Taxonomy: Bradypterus graueri Neumann, 1908, Western Kivu Volcanoes, 2200 m, DRCongo.
Forms a superspecies with B. grandis. These two, together with B. baboecala and B. carpalis, make up a group of four swamp-dwelling Afrotropical species. Monotypic.

Distribution: Fragmented in C Africa: E DRCongo (highlands W of L Edward, highlands W of L Kivu, Kahuzi swamp), SW Uganda (Echuya Forest Reserve, Bwindi-Impenetrable Forest), Rwanda (Rugezi swamp, Virunga volcanoes, Nyungwe Forest) and N Burundi.

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