Old World Warblers (Sylviidae)

Grey Longbill (Macrosphenus concolor) - HBW 11, p. 641

French: Nasique grise German: Einfarb-Bülbülgrasmücke Spanish: Picolargo Gris
Other common names: Olive Longbill/Bush-creeper

Taxonomy: Camaroptera concolor Hartlaub, 1857, Guinea.
This species and M. flavicans and M. kempi have in the past been considered to be babblers (Timaliidae). Forms a superspecies with M. pulitzeri. E populations (DRCongo and Uganda) described as a geographical race, grisescens, but considered not diagnosable. Monotypic.

Distribution: Sierra Leone, S Guinea and Liberia E to S Ghana, and from S Nigeria and S Cameroon S, incuding Bioko I (Fernando Póo), to PRCongo and E to SW Central African Republic, DRCongo (except SE), W & S Uganda and extreme NE Angola.

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