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Violet-backed Hyliota

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Alternate name
Hyliota violacea Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Sylviidae Family
12cm Length
Tropical forest & degraded former forest, In East africa between 1,700 & 2,000m. Found in Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the ConUgandago, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire,, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, and Togo Habitat-Altitude-Range
Insects Food  
7709 World Number
Least Concern Status

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