Hyliota flavigaster (Yellow-bellied hyliota, Yellow-breasted hyliota) 

Geelborshyliota [Afrikaans]; Geelbuik-hyliota [Dutch]; Hyliote ventre jaune [French]; Gelbbauch-hyliota [German]; Papa-moscas-de-papo-amarelo [Portuguese]

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Distribution and habitat

Occurs in patches across sub-Saharan Africa, from Senegal east to southern Sudan and south through Tanzania to Angola, Zambia and northern Mozambique. Its distribution marginally extends into the southern African part of Mozambique, where it occurs in the canopy of Miombo (Brachystegia) woodland.

Distribution of Yellow-bellied hyliota in southern Africa, based on statistical smoothing of the records from first SA Bird Atlas Project ( Animal Demography unit, University of Cape Town; smoothing by Birgit Erni and Francesca Little). Colours range from dark blue (most common) through to yellow (least common).

References

  • Hockey PAR, Dean WRJ and Ryan PG 2005. Roberts - Birds of southern Africa, VIIth ed. The Trustees of the John Voelcker Bird Book Fund, Cape Town. 

 

 

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