Reinward's Babbler (Turdoides reinwardtii) - HBW 12, p. 222
French: Cratérope à tête noire
Spanish: Turdoide Cabecinegro
Other common names: Blackcap/Black-eyed Babbler
Taxonomy: Crateropus Reinwardii [sic] Swainson, 1831, “Indian Islands”; error = Senegal.
Has been thought possibly to form a superspecies, and even perhaps to be conspecific, with T. melanops and T. tenebrosa. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- reinwardtii (Swainson, 1831) - Senegal E to Mali and Sierra Leone.
- stictilaema (Alexander, 1901) - N Ivory Coast, S Burkina Faso and Ghana E to Cameroon, S Chad, WC & S Central African Republic and extreme N DRCongo.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
perching on a branch Locality Brufut, Western Division, The Gambia (ssp reinwardtii)
Daniêl Jimenez 25 December 2011 1 year ago 33 sec 4
Two birds feeding on the ground. Locality Senegambia Hotel, Kololi, Western Division, The Gambia (ssp reinwardtii)
Paul Clarke 3 January 2003 4 years ago 23 sec 3
A bird feeding on the ground. Locality Senegambia Hotel, Kololi, Western Division, The Gambia (ssp reinwardtii)
Paul Clarke 6 January 2006 4 years ago 10 sec 2.5
A bird barely shows itself through branches. Locality Toubacouta, Fatick Region, Senegal (ssp reinwardtii)
Juan Sanabria 11 January 2008 4 years ago 24 sec 2.3
A group of birds preening Locality Fathala Forest, Sine Saloum Delta, Fatick Region, Senegal
Juan Sanabria 1 January 2009 3 years ago 18 sec 2
A poor view of a bird on a branch. Locality Bijilo Forest Park, Bijilo, Western Division, The Gambia (ssp reinwardtii)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 1 November 2008 4 years ago 5 sec 1.5
2 birds by the photocreek
Locality Abuko Nature Reserve, Abuko, Western Division, The Gambia (ssp reinwardtii)
Daniêl Jimenez 4 January 2005 4 years ago 4
A pair at a drinking spot.
Locality Balaba Nature Camp, Gunjur, Western Division, The Gambia
M P Goodey 1 October 2007 1 year ago 3.8
Timid and dificult to see. Here, near Gambia river in Kédougou (Senegal).
Locality Kédougou Region, Senegal
Jordi Palou 12 June 2011 1 year ago 3
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