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Jun 08 2011

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White-eyed Prinia (Prinia leontica)

White-eyed Prinia

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Cisticolidae | [latin] Prinia leontica | [UK] White-eyed Prinia | [FR] Prinia du Sierra Leone | [DE] Weissaugen-Prinie | [ES] Prinia de la Sierra Leone | [NL] Witoogprinia

Subspecies

Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range

Physical charateristics

14-15 cm. Small, grey, long-tailed warbler. Overall grey with buffy underparts and grey throat. Pale, almost white eyes. Voice Duet consisting of tssipp tssipp and burr burr. Hints Found in singly, in pairs or in groups of up to nine birds

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Range

Africa: Prinia leontica occurs in Guinea (Mt Nimba, Pic de Fon9, Dalaba and probably elsewhere in the Fouta Djalon massif), north-eastern Sierra Leone (including Loma Mountains, Tingi Hills and Kambui Hills), Liberia (recently described as a common, but local resident restricted to Mt Nimba, also occurring in other ranges of northern Nimba County, e.g. Mts Kitoma and Bele, and probably Mt Wuteve3) and western C

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