Bar-throated Apalis

It inhabits forest and scrub in Southern and East Africa from southern and eastern parts of South Africa north as far as the Chyulu Hills in Kenya. In the northern part of is range it is found only in highland areas where there are a number of subspecies restricted to isolated mountain ranges. Some of these may be treated as separate species including the Namuli Apalis in Mozambique, Yellow-throated Apalis of Malawi and Taita Apalis in Kenya.

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The Bar-throated Apalis is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

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The Bar-throated Apalis is a small African passerine bird belonging to the genus Apalis of the family Cisticolidae. It inhabits forest and scrub in Southern and East Africa from southern and eastern parts of South Africa north as far as the Chyulu Hills in Kenya. In the northern part of is range it is found only in highland areas where there are a number of subspecies restricted to isolated mountain ranges. More

Bar-throated Apalis (Apalis thoracica) * Least Concern Bar Throated Apalis. Bar-throated Apalis (Apalis thoracica) photo More material of this species * 4This male was ...South Africa, Sep 2009 Sam Woods * 3.3Male foragingSouth Africa, Conan Guard * 3Bar Throated A...South Africa, May 2008 Stan Mansfield * 2.6Female respond... More

Bar-throated Apalis (Apalis thoracica) = French: Apalis à collier German: Halsband-Feinsänger Spanish: Apalis Acollarado Other common names: Grey-headed Apalis (griseiceps); Mouse Apalis (murina) Taxonomy: Motacilla thoracica Shaw, 1811, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Sometimes considered to form a superspecies with A. pulchra and A. ruwenzorii, but these species have ten (not twelve) rectrices, and genetic evidence indicates that they are not closely related to present species. More

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previously classified together with the bar-throated apalis, Apalis thoracica, the Taita apalis is now separated on the basis of slight plumage differences, and also on the basis that it does not respond to the bar-throated apalis’ calls (2) (3). - The Taita apalis is restricted to three tiny forest fragments, totalling just 1.5 square kilometres, in the Taita Hills of Kenya (2) (3) (5) (6). More

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The Bar-throated Apalis feeds almost entirely on insects. The call is a fast repetitive pilly pilly pilly pilly pilly pilly pilly pilly often uttered in duet, with the male and female calling together, the one being higher in pitch than the other. This species breeds from August to January. The nest is a long oval with side-top entrance; built of rootlets, silky plants, fine grass, moss and spider webs - and linked with plant down. More

Bar-throated Apalis Apalis thoracica 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Least Concern Justification This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence 30% decline over ten years or three generations). More

Status: Though the Bar-throated Apalis is classified as "Least Concern" on the IUCN Red List of endangered species, it is not the case of all its subspecies. The Namuli Apalis is, for example, eveluated as "Near Threatened". Habitat: The preferred habitats for Bar-throated Apalis are: evergreen forests, woodlands, wooded kloofs, scrub, grasslands and riverine areas. This bird likes high altitudes and scarce vegetation. More

Bar-Throated Apalis - Apalis thoracica Travel Writer: EcoTravel Africa � The bar-throated apalis is a small bird that is well camouflaged in the foliage of its favoured woodland or forest habitat, only giving it's position away by its penetrating call. More

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Bar-throated apalis (Apalis thoracica) = Bar-throated apalis (Apalis thoracica) by kath & theo.Birds of South Africa To take full advantage of Flickr, you should use a JavaScript-enabled browser and install the latest version of the Macromedia Flash Player. Comments view profile Keith@Worldbirds. More

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Bar-throated Apalis, Apalis thoracica, Kingdom: Animalia (Animals), Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates), Class: Aves (Birds), Order: Passeriformes (Passerine Birds), "Family: Cisticolidae (African Warblers: Cisticola, Prinia, Camaroptera, Apalis)", Bandkeelkleinjantjie, S 700, R 645, Halsband-Feins More

might take some time >> Cisticolidae >> Bar-throated Apalis (Apalis thoracica) > Adult Bar-throated Apalis previous | next Adult Bar-throated Apalis Adult Bar-throated Apalis other sizes: small medium original previous | next All images @ Ingo Waschkies, pictures can only be used with the approval from the photographer post a comment Peter Ericsson 26-Nov-2009 04:05 Reminds me of a long-tailed sibia. More

Bar-throated Apalis ( Apalis thoracica, family: Cisticolidae) = bar throated apalis kruger national park birds The Bar-throated Apalis (Latin name Apalis thoracica) is described in Roberts Birds of Southern Africa, 7th Edition. This bird has a unique Roberts number of 645 and you will find a full description of this bird on page 850 also a picture of the Bar-throated Apalis on page 864. The Bar-throated Apalis belongs to the family of birds classified as Cisticolidae. More

Bar-Throated Apalis, Barthroated Apalis Common Names in German: Halsband-Feinsänger Description - Habitat Ecology: List of Habitats :1.6Forest - Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland 3.5Shrubland - Subtropical/Tropical Dry 3. More

* Bar-throated Apalis, Apalis thoracica * Taita Apalis, Apalis (thoracica) fuscigularis * Namuli Apalis, Apalis (thoracica) lynesi * Yellow-throated Apalis, Apalis (thoracica) flavigularis * Black-capped Apalis, Apalis nigriceps * Black-throated Apalis, Apalis jacksoni * White-winged Apalis, Apalis chariessa * Masked Apalis or Lowland Masked Apalis, Apalis binotata More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Cisticolidae
Genus : Apalis
Species : thoracica
Authority : (Shaw, 1811)