Green-backed Camaroptera

Camaroptera brachyura - Camaroptère à tête grise

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Cisticolidés

  • Genus
    :

    Camaroptera

  • Species
    :

    brachyura

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1821

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 11 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 7 à 13 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Green-backed Camaroptera (Camaroptera brachyura) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Camaroptera brachyura pileata (se Kenya to se Tanzania)
  • Camaroptera brachyura fugglescouchmani (ne Zambia, n Malawi and e Tanzania)
  • Camaroptera brachyura bororensis (s Tanzania, s Malawi and n Mozambique)
  • Camaroptera brachyura constans (se Zimbabwe, s Mozambique and ne South Africa)
  • Camaroptera brachyura brachyura (s and e South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Camaroptère à tête grise,
  • Camaróptera baladora,
  • Felosa-de-dorso-verde,
  • Blökgrasmücke,
  • rövidfarkú kamaroptera,
  • Grijsrugcamaroptera,
  • Camarottera dorsoverde,
  • Grönryggad camaroptera,
  • Villnissanger,
  • penička mekotavá,
  • pěnicovec krátkoocasý,
  • Grønrygget Gråsanger,
  • savulyijykerttu,
  • Groenrugkwêkwêvoël,
  • camaròptera verdosa,
  • beczak zielonogrzbiety,
  • Широкохвостая крапивниковая славка,
  • ウスヒメタンビムシクイ,
  • 绿背拱翅莺,
  • 綠背拱翅鶯,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Wetlands (inland) : Seasonal/Intermittent/Irregular Rivers/Streams/Creeks, Freshwater Springs and Oases ; Desert : Hot ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

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