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Robin, Swynnerton's
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Swynnertonia swynnertoni
Africa, East Africa, Global, Mozambique, South Central Africa, Southern Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe Read more
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Given that the only estimations for any one of this species's subpopulations are for no more than 1,000 individuals, e.g. central Mozambique and the Udzungwa Mts (L. Hansen in litt. 2007), the total population is placed in the range band for 2,500-9,999 mature individuals. This equates to 3,750-14,9 ...
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Swynnerton's Robin (Swynnertonia swynnertoni) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Swynnertonia.[ 2] It is found in Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. In Zimbabwe this species is found in relict montane forests in the Eastern Highlands - It is protected in the Bunga and Chirinda Forest Botanical Reserves (also possibly in the Chimanimani and Nyanga National Parks). Within the forests it occurs at high population densities and almost always nests in the small indigenous Dracaenia plants ...
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