Black-faced rufous warbler

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Black-faced rufous warbler
Naturalis Biodiversity Center - RMNH.AVES.94845 1 - Bathmocercus rufus vulpinus Reichenow, 1895 - Sylviidae - bird skin specimen.jpeg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cisticolidae
Genus: Bathmocercus
Species: B. rufus
Binomial name
Bathmocercus rufus
Reichenow, 1895

The black-faced rufous warbler (Bathmocercus rufus) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


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