APALIS

(Cisticolidae; Ϯ Bar-throated Apalis A. thoracica) Gr. ἁπαλος hapalos  soft, delicate; "Gorget Warbler ... Genus (?) Apalis ... General structure of Prinea, but the bill shorter, the plumage more compact, and the outer toe not connected to the middle as far as the first joint ... This is one of the pretty warblers of Southern Africa, discovered by Le Vaillant" (Swainson 1832) (cf. Gotch 1981, erroneously suggested Apalis might be from an African name).  Var. Hapalis.

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 19 February 2018).