Mountain Yellow Warbler (Chloropeta similis) - HBW 11, p. 639
French: Chloropète de montagne
Spanish: Cloropeta Montana
Other common names: Mountain Warbler, Mountain Yellow Flycatcher/Flycatcher-warbler, Highland Flycatcher-warbler
Taxonomy: Chloropeta similis Richmond, 1897, Mount Kilimanjaro, 10,000 feet [c. 3000 m], Tanzania.
Genus generally considered as having affinities with Acrocephalus and Hippolais. This species usually regarded as forming a species pair with C. natalensis, and the two were formerly treated as flycatchers (Muscicapidae). Monotypic.
Distribution: S Sudan (Imatongs, Dongatona Mts, Didinga Hills), NE & SW Uganda (Mt Morongole, SW highlands), highlands of E DRCongo, W Rwanda and W Burundi (Ruwenzoris S to Itombwe and Mt Kabobo), Kenya (Mt Kulal, Mt Elgon, W & C highlands), N & E Tanzania (Crater Highlands E to Mt Kilimanjaro, and Ngurus and Ukagurus S to Njombe), and Nyika Plateau on Zambia-Malawi border.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Locality Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti, Tanzania
Markus Lilje 2 May 2015 7 weeks ago 4
adult perched follows the fly
Locality Echuya Forest Reserve, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 4 August 2015 11 weeks ago 4
Locality Nyika Plateau, Northern Region, Malawi (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 2 December 2013 1 year ago 3.8
Bird singing on a branch
Locality Ruhija, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
Dr_M_Zieger 15 February 2015 35 weeks ago 3
Foraging in undergrowth
Locality Gishwati Forest Reserve, West Province, Rwanda
Jason Anderson 27 December 2009 4 years ago 2.5
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