Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Flycatchers :: African Dusky Flycatcher
African Dusky Flycatcher Muscicapa adusta
Described by: Boie (1828)
Alternate common name(s): Dusky Flycatcher, Dusky Alseonax
Old scientific name(s): Alseonax adusta
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RangeCw. to e. and s. Africa;
Highly fragmented distribution;
(1) Highlands of se. Nigeria, w. and c. Cameroon (n. to Tibati and Mr. Genderu, Mt. Oku), and Bioko Is. (Fernando Po).
(2) N. Cameroon (Adamawa Plateau), nw. Central African Republic, se. Sudan, ne. Zaire (s. to Katanga), Uganda, w. Kenya (Molo Forest and Chyulu Range), w. Rwanda, w. Burundi, nw. and n. Tanzania including Mt. Ketumbeine.
(3) Ne. Ethiopia and c. Eritrea.
(4) Angola (c. plateau from s. Cuanza Sul, to n. Moxico and s. Lunda Sul s. to n. and w. Huila), se. Zaire, s. Tanzania (Matengo highlands), n. and c. Zambia, Malawi, e. highlands of Zimbabwe and Mozambique (n. of Limpopo River).
(5) N. Kenya (Mt. Marsabit).
(6) Se. Kenya (Taita Hills) and highlands in ne. Tanzania.
(7) W. and s. Tanzania in highlands s. from Ngurus.
(8) Se. Zambia, Malawi, w. and c. Zimbabwe.
(9) N. and e. South Africa (coast of Natal and e. Cape Province) and Swaziland.
Non-breeding birds occur in s. Mozambique.
(10) S. South Africa in Cape Province e. to the Umzimvubu River and East Griqualand and w. Orange Free State.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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