Grey-capped warbler

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Grey-capped warbler
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In East Africa
Song recorded in Chepareria, Kenya
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cisticolidae
Genus: Eminia
Hartlaub, 1881
Species: E. lepida
Binomial name
Eminia lepida
Hartlaub, 1881

The grey-capped warbler (Eminia lepida) is a species of bird in the Cisticola family Cisticolidae. It is the only species in the genus Eminia. The grey-capped warbler is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist shrubland.


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