Cisticolas and Allies (Cisticolidae)

Karamoja Apalis (Apalis karamojae) - HBW 11, p. 478

French: Apalis du Karamoja German: Karamojafeinsänger Spanish: Apalis de Karamoja

Taxonomy: Eupirnoides [sic] karamojae van Someren, 1921, Mount Kamalinga, north-east Uganda.
Forms a superspecies with A. sharpii, A. rufogularis and A. argentea. Racial identity of birds recently recorded in SW Kenya uncertain, tentatively included in race stronachi; study required. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • karamojae (van Someren, 1921) - locally in NE Uganda (Kanatorok, in Kidepo Valley, and Mt Moroto, Mt Kamalinga and Mt Kadam).
  • stronachi Stuart & Collar, 1985 - N Tanzania (Wembere Steppes, Serengeti) and SW Kenya (Kedong Valley).

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