Cisticolas and Allies (Cisticolidae)

Winifred's Warbler (Scepomycter winifredae) - HBW 11, p. 467

French: Bathmocerque de Winifred German: Rostkopf-Fuchssänger Spanish: Prinia de Winifred
Other common names: Mrs Moreau's (Rufous) Warbler

Taxonomy: Artisornis winifredae Moreau, 1938, Kinole Forest, Uluguru Mountains, Tanzania.
Often placed in genus Bathmocercus, which is superficially resembles; genetic evidence, however, suggests that it is not sister to this genus, rather being basal to Cisticola. Monotypic.

Distribution: C Eastern Arc Mts of Tanzania: Ukagurus, Rubeho Mts, Udzungwas (Mwanihana Forest) and Ulugurus.

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