French: Apalis du Karamoja German: Karamojafeinsänger Spanish: Apalis de Karamoja
Eupirnoides [sic] karamojae
Mount Kamalinga, north-east Uganda
Subspecies and Distribution
A. k. karamojae
(van Someren, 1921) – locally in NE Uganda (Kanatorok, in Kidepo Valley, and Mt Moroto, Mt Kamalinga and Mt Kadam).
A. k. stronachi
Stuart & Collar, 1985 – N Tanzania (Wembere Steppes, Serengeti#R) and SW Kenya (Kedong Valley, Masai Mara#R).
12 cm; 8–11 g. A localized grey apalis with distinctive white wingpanel and a relatively long bill. Nominate race is ash-grey above, with short, narrow whitish... read more
Pair-members sing from perches 2–3 m up, near tops of acacia trees (Acacia), song an... read more
Acacias and other small trees and shrubs in semi-arid savannas; often along watercourses and in... read more
Food and feeding
No information on diet; presumably mainly insects. Occurs in pairs or in groups of up to six individuals. Forages by gleaning foliage and... read more
Pairs with fledged young observed in Jul in Tanzania. One nest and eggs found, but not formally described. No other information.
Presumably mostly resident.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Serengeti Plains EBA and North-East Uganda Secondary Area. Appears to be scarce in NE Uganda, but is locally fairly common in... read more
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