Tits and Chickadees (Paridae)

Miombo Tit (Parus griseiventris) - HBW 12, p. 735

French: Mésange à ventre gris German: Graubauchmeise Spanish: Carbonero del Miombo
Other common names: Miombo Grey/Northern Grey/Tabora Grey Tit

Taxonomy: Parus griseiventris Reichenow, 1882, Kakoma, Tabora District, Tanzania.
Forms a superspecies with P. thruppi, P. cinerascens and P. afer. Has been considered conspecific with P. cinerascens. Paler birds from Zambia described as race lundarum, and birds from Mozambique and Zimbabwe with more prominent nuchal spot as parvirostris; definition and geographical delimitation of these, however, considered unpracticable. Treated as monotypic.

Distribution: Angola, S & SE DRCongo, and W Tanzania S to Zambia, Zimbabwe and NW Mozambique.

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