Chapin's apalis

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Chapin's apalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cisticolidae
Genus: Apalis
Species: A. chapini
Binomial name
Apalis chapini
Friedmann, 1928
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General range: the Southern Rift montane forest-grassland mosaic

The Chapin's apalis (Apalis chapini) is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family. It is found in Malawi, Tanzania, and Zambia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

The common name and the Latin binomial commemorate the American ornithologist James Chapin.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Apalis chapini". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. pp. 81–81.