Knysna Warbler (Bradypterus sylvaticus) - HBW 11, p. 600
French: Bouscarle de Knysna
Spanish: Zarzalero del Knysna
Other common names: Knysna Bush-warbler/Scrub-warbler
Taxonomy: Bradypterus sylvaticus Sundevall, 1860, Knysna, south-east Western Cape, South Africa.
Has been allied with B. alfredi on basis of shortish rounded tail, but the two have totally different songs. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- sylvaticus Sundevall, 1860 - coastal S South Africa (Cape Peninsula E to Port Elizabeth).
- pondoensis Haagner, 1910 - coastal SE South Africa (Eastern Cape from R Ntafufu E to Port St Johns).
- Vulnerable Enlarge map