Green hylia

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Green hylia
Green Hylia specimen RWD.jpg
specimen at Nairobi National Museum
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Superfamily: Sylvioidea
Family: see text
Genus: Hylia
Cassin, 1859
Species: H. prasina
Binomial name
Hylia prasina
(Cassin, 1855)

The green hylia (Hylia prasina) is a songbird species traditionally included in the "Old World warbler" assemblage, but probably belonging to the bush-warbler family (Cettiidae). It is the only member of its genus Hylia.

It is found in Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and moist savanna.

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