Black-headed Apalis

Apalis melanocephala - Apalis à tête noire

Apalis à tête noire
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Cisticolidés

  • Genus
    :

    Apalis

  • Species
    :

    melanocephala

Descriptor

Fischer, GA Reichenow, 1884

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 8 à 10 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Black-headed Apalis (Apalis melanocephala) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family.

Subspecific information 9 Subspecies

  • Apalis melanocephala nigrodorsalis (c Kenya)
  • Apalis melanocephala moschi (se Kenya and e Tanzania)
  • Apalis melanocephala muhuluensis (se Tanzania)
  • Apalis melanocephala melanocephala (coastal s Somalia to ne Tanzania)
  • Apalis melanocephala lightoni (e Zimbabwe and c Mozambique)
  • Apalis melanocephala fuliginosa (s Malawi)
  • Apalis melanocephala tenebricosa (n Mozambique)
  • Apalis melanocephala adjacens (e Malawi highlands)
  • Apalis melanocephala addenda (s Mozambique)

Foreign names

  • Apalis à tête noire,
  • Apalis cabecinegro,
  • Apalis-de-cabeça-preta,
  • Schwarzkopf-Feinsänger,
  • Tanzania-apalis,
  • Apalis testanera,
  • Svarthuvad apalis,
  • Svarthodeapalis,
  • penička čiernohlavá,
  • prinie černohlavá,
  • Sorthovedet Apalis,
  • mustaselkäapali,
  • Swartkopkleinjantjie,
  • apalis capnegre,
  • nikornik żałobny,
  • Черноголовый апалис,
  • シロハラウスグロイロムシクイ,
  • 黑头娇莺,
  • 黑頭嬌鶯,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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