Old World Warblers (Sylviidae)

Victorin's Scrub-warbler (Bradypterus victorini) - HBW 11, p. 602

French: Bouscarle de Victorin German: Dickichtbuschsänger Spanish: Zarzalero de Victorin
Other common names: Victorin’s Warbler/Bush-warbler

Taxonomy: Bradypterus victorini Sundevall, 1860, Knysna, south-east Western Cape, South Africa.
Relationships unclear; unique among African members of genus with regard to plumage, structure, behaviour and song; sometimes separated in genus Cryptillas. Monotypic.

Distribution: S South Africa: Western Cape (S from N Cedarberg Mts) E along coast (ranging to c. 75 km inland) to S Eastern Cape (Uitenhage).