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Apalis chariessa ssp. chariessa Reichenow

White-winged Apalis (Apalis chariessa ssp. chariessa)

The White-winged Apalis has a strangely disjunct distribution with a small population, forming the nominate race, being known from Kenya, while another subspecies, MacPherson’s White-winged Apalis (Apalis chariessa ssp. macphersoni Vincent) (see photo below) is found in Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania

The nominate race is now apparently extinct.

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MacPherson’s White-winged Apalis (Apalis chariessa ssp. macphersoni)

Photo: Erica Hayton

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edited: 07.05.2021