Lowland akalat

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Lowland akalat
Illustration (upper bird)
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Sheppardia
S. cyornithopsis
Binomial name
Sheppardia cyornithopsis
(Sharpe, 1901)

The lowland akalat (Sheppardia cyornithopsis) is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Sheppardia cyornithopsis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.