Red-capped crombec

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Red-capped crombec
Sylvietta ruficapilla subsp ruficapilla, Menongue, Birding Weto, a.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Macrosphenidae
Genus: Sylvietta
Species: S. ruficapilla
Binomial name
Sylvietta ruficapilla
Barboza du Bocage, 1877

The red-capped crombec (Sylvietta ruficapilla) is a species of African warbler, formerly placed in the family Sylviidae.


It is found in Angola, Republic of the Congo, the DRC, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and possibly Botswana.


Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and subtropical or tropical moist shrubland.