Chestnut wattle-eye

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Chestnut wattle-eye
Chestnut Wattle-eye specimen RWD.jpg
Male specimen left, female right
Nairobi National Museum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Platysteiridae
Genus: Platysteira
Species: P. castanea
Binomial name
Platysteira castanea
Fraser, 1843

The chestnut wattle-eye (Platysteira castanea) is a species of bird in the family Platysteiridae. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Kenya, Nigeria, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.[1] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, and moist savanna.[2]


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