Cisticolas and Allies (Cisticolidae)

Red-winged Warbler (Heliolais erythropterus) - HBW 11, p. 440

French: Prinia à ailes rousses German: Sonnenprinie Spanish: Prinia Alirroja
Other common names: Red-winged Prinia

Taxonomy: Drymoica erythroptera Jardine, 1849, Ghana.
Often placed in genus Prinia. Four subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • erythropterus (Jardine, 1849) - Senegal E to Nigeria.
  • jodopterus (Heuglin, 1864) - Cameroon, Central African Republic, N DRCongo, S Sudan and NW Uganda.
  • major (Blundell & Lovat, 1899) - W Ethiopia.
  • rhodopterus Shelley, 1880 - SW Kenya, E Tanzania, E Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique and E Zimbabwe.

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