Rufous-vented Paradise-flycatcher (Terpsiphone rufocinerea) - HBW 11, p. 286
French: Tchitrec du Congo
Spanish: Monarca-colilargo del Congo
Taxonomy: Terpsiphone rufocinerea Cabanis, 1875, Chinchoxo, Cabinda, north-west Angola.
Sometimes treated as conspecific with T. viridis; the two hybridize in Gabon and Angola. DNA evidence required. Has also been considered conspecific with T. batesi, but eco-ethological studies revealed that the two are distinct. Monotypic.
Distribution: SW Cameroon S to W Gabon, S PRCongo, SW DRCongo and NW Angola.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
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A bird on a twig
Locality Kribi, South Province, Cameroon
Tadeusz Stawarczyk 25 February 2012 49 weeks ago 3.8
Rufous-vented Paradise-flycatcher in a garden in Akwa, Douala
Locality Akwa, Douala, Littoral Province, Cameroon
Bernard Guevorts 4 September 2012 33 weeks ago 3.7
Adult male perched
Locality Limbe, Southwest Province, Cameroon (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 21 March 2008 3 years ago 2.5
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