Sierra Leone prinia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Sierra Leone Prinia)
Jump to: navigation, search
Sierra Leone prinia
SierraLeonePrinia.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cisticolidae
Genus: Schistolais
Species: S. leontica
Binomial name
Schistolais leontica
(Bates, 1930)
Synonyms

Prinia leontica

The Sierra Leone prinia (Schistolais leontica), also known as the white-eyed prinia, is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family. It is found in Ivory Coast, Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Its natural habitat is thickets and forest edge, especially in the transition zone between submontane forest and submontane grassland.[1] It is threatened by habitat loss, especially habitat clearance to establish iron ore mines.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International Species Data Sheet Prinia leontica Accessed 21 October 2016.
  2. ^ IUCN 2016. Prinia leontica. 2016 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Accessed 21 October 2016.