Bouscarle with white wings
The Bouscarle with white wings or Fauvette with white wings ( Bradypterus carpalis ) is a bird of Africa of the family of the Sylviidae.
DescriptionIts brown body of round form is prolonged by a rather long tail of the same color. It presents white scales on the chest, the cheeks and the shoulders. Its belly is white. The nozzle, very fine, is black.
CryIt is a bird which is more often heard that considering. The song is a sequence from approximately 5 S of courts - chirp- a little metal and often modulated, which accelerate with the court of the sequence.
Distribution and habitatThis very discrete bird was observed with the Burundi, in the Democratic republic of Congo, with the Kenya, the Rwanda, in Uganda and Zambia. It is one of the inhabitants characteristic of the marshes with papyrus, so much so that it belongs to the qualified species d'" endemic S of the papyrus".
Statute and safeguardingThe surface of distribution of this bird was estimated, according to the IUCN, to 91.000 km ². It is described like " commun" on this surface, and even if a reduction in his population were noted, this species at summer classified by the IUCN in category LLC (" concern mineure").
Photographs and vidéos
- African Bird Club. Text + 1 photograph of this species
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