Tawny-flanked Prinia

Prinia subflava - Prinia modeste

Prinia modeste
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Cisticolidés

  • Genus
    :

    Prinia

  • Species
    :

    subflava

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 12 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 7 à 12 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Tawny-flanked Prinia (Prinia subflava) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family.

Subspecific information 10 Subspecies

  • Prinia subflava subflava (s Mauritania and Senegal to c Ethiopia and n Uganda)
  • Prinia subflava pallescens (n Mali to nw Eritrea and n Ethiopia)
  • Prinia subflava tenella (s Somalia, e Kenya and e Tanzania)
  • Prinia subflava melanorhyncha (Sierra Leone to s Uganda, c Kenya and nw Tanzania)
  • Prinia subflava graueri (c Angola, s and e DRCongo and Rwanda)
  • Prinia subflava affinis (se DRCongo and sw Tanzania to ne South Africa)
  • Prinia subflava kasokae (e Angola and w Zambia)
  • Prinia subflava mutatrix (s Tanzania to e Zimbabwe and c Mozambique)
  • Prinia subflava bechuanae (sw Angola and n Namibia to nw Zimbabwe)
  • Prinia subflava pondoensis (s Mozambique and e South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Prinia modeste,
  • Prinia modesta,
  • Prínia-de-flancos-castanhos,
  • Rahmbrustprinie,
  • halvány prinia,
  • Roestflankprinia,
  • Prinia fianchifulvi,
  • Ockraflankad prinia,
  • Okerflankeprinia,
  • prinia hnedoboká,
  • prinie afroasijská,
  • Almindelig Prinia,
  • tuhkapriinia,
  • Bruinsylangstertjie,
  • prínia de flanc lleonat,
  • prinia myszata,
  • Коричневобокая приния,
  • マミハウチワドリ,
  • 褐胁鹪莺,
  • 褐脇鷦鶯,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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