Montane Marsh Widowbird (Euplectes psammocromius) - HBW 15, p. 151
French: Euplecte montagnard
Spanish: Obispo Montano
Other common names: Montane Marsh Widow/Whydah, Mountain Marsh Widowbird/Whydah, Highland Marsh Widowbird, Buff-shouldered Widowbird
Taxonomy: Penthetria psammocromia Reichenow, 1900, Ukinga, Tanzania.
Previously thought to form a superspecies, or even to be conspecific, with E. hartlaubi, but recent molecular studies suggest that the two species are not even sister-taxa; may be closest to E. progne. Monotypic.
Distribution: Highlands of SW Tanzania, and extreme NE Zambia and N Malawi (Nyika Plateau).
- Least Concern
- No sound recordings available yet