Karoo Eremomela (Eremomela gregalis) - HBW 11, p. 684
French: Érémomèle du Karroo
Spanish: Eremomela del Karoo
Other common names: Karoo Green Eremomela/Warbler; Yellow-rumped Eremomela (damarensis)
Taxonomy: Malcorus gregalis A. Smith, 1829, Husab, Swakop River, Damaraland, Namibia.
Forms a superspecies with E. pusilla, E. canescens and E. scotops. Proposed race albigularis, described from Beaufort West, in NE Western Cape (South Africa), synonymized with nominate. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- damarensis Wahlberg, 1855 - Oosop area, in W Namibia.
- gregalis (A. Smith, 1829) - SW Namibia (S from R Swakop) and SW South Africa (S to Western Cape and E to W Eastern Cape).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Bird perched on leafless bush
Locality Tankwa Karoo National Park, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (ssp gregalis)
RLewis0727 14 October 2011 2 years ago 4.2
Locality Springbok, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Markus Lilje 24 October 2014 36 weeks ago 4
One of a group of three birds in karoo just outside of the reserve.
Locality Geogap Nature Reserve, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
David Beadle 1 February 2011 5 years ago 3.9
Perched on a fence
Locality Kenhardt, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Lindsay Hansch 3 October 2008 5 years ago 2.7
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