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Bar-throated Apalis

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  Alternate name
Apalis thoracica Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Cisticolidae Family
11 to 13 cm Length
Tropical lowland moist forest & shrubland. In:- Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia & Zimbabwe. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 - 4 Greenish blue - pinkish white, eggs, incubation by both parents, 17 -18 days, fledging 17 - 18 days. Clutch
Insects, larvae. Food  
Usually in pairs, often with mixed flocks. Habits
7358 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Bar-throated Apalis Song-duet
(Apalis thoracica)
Late Jens O. Svendsen and Louis A. Hansen
XC26113 1991, Tanzania

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