Olivaceous Flycatcher (Muscicapa olivascens) - HBW 11, p. 121
French: Gobemouche olivâtre
Spanish: Papamoscas Oliváceo
Other common names: (African) Olivaceous Alseonax
Taxonomy: Parisoma olivascens Cassin, 1859, Sette Cama, Gabon.
Forms a superspecies with M. lendu. Racial identity of birds W of Ghana (except Mt Nimba) uncertain, tentatively included within nominate; further study required. Two subspecies currently recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- olivascens (Cassin, 1859) - patchily in SE Sierra Leone, SE Guinea, NW Liberia and S Ivory Coast, and from Ghana (Fanti) E to S Cameroon and SW Central African Republic, S to S & W PRCongo, also E DRCongo (N Ituri S to Kasai).
- nimbae Colston & Curry-Lindahl, 1986 - N Liberia and W Ivory Coast (Mt Nimba).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
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Adult perched on edge of forest in late afternoon in Nsuta, Ghana.
Adam Riley 1 December 2011 4 years ago 3.4
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