Red-faced crombec

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Red-faced crombec
Red-faced Crombec - Naivasha Kenya 06 0870 (18645003524).jpg
Song recorded in Kongelai, Kenya
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Macrosphenidae
Genus: Sylvietta
S. whytii
Binomial name
Sylvietta whytii
Shelley, 1894
Sylvietta whytii native distribution map.png
specimen at Nairobi National Museum

The red-faced crombec (Sylvietta whytii) is a species of African warbler, formerly placed in the family Sylviidae. It is found in Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.


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

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