Mountain Masked Apalis

The Black-faced Apalis is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family. It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montanes.

The Mountain Masked Apalis is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

* Black-faced Apalis or Mountain Masked Apalis, Apalis personata * Yellow-breasted Apalis, Apalis flavida * Brown-tailed Apalis, Apalis (flavida) viridiceps * Rudd's Apalis, Apalis ruddi * Sharpe's Apalis, Apalis sharpii * Buff-throated Apalis, Apalis rufogularis * Kungwe Apalis, Apalis (rufogularis) argentea * Bamenda Apalis, Apalis bamendae * Gosling's Apalis, Apalis goslingi More

including Mountain Masked Apalis and Chestnut-throated Apalis along the Rukuzi Trail, where the guide Narcisse confirmed he had also seen Kungwe. I also got reasonable photos of the stunning Purple-breasted Sunbird, defending a tree (not Symphonia) from other sunbirds. Nearby, Jo spotted a tangled Blue-headed Sunbird nest in a tree about 10m above the ground. Later that afternoon, during a prolonged rainstorm we came across a male African Goshawk standing on the road, appearing to be staring at his own reflection in a puddle. More

Apalis the attractive Mountain Masked Apalis, and a cluster of colourful Sunbirds including Ruwenzori Double-collared, Purple-throated, Blue-headed and the stunning Regal Sunbird. Stripe-breasted Tit and Strange Weaver can also be seen. Nyungwe Forest is now the only site in which the sought-after Red-collared Mountain Babbler can safely be sought. Due to the steep terrain, much of this forest remains unexplored, a well-laid out system of forest trails is to be found around the Gisakura Guesthouse and the Uwinka campsite. More

Mountain Masked Apalis Apalis personata Yellow-breasted Apalis Apalis flavida Buff-throated Apalis Apalis rufogularis Chestnut-throated Apalis Apalis porphyrolaema Grey Apalis Apalis cinerea Grey-capped Warbler Eminia lepida Green-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura Yellow-browed Camaroptera Camaroptera superciliaris Olive-green Camaroptera Camaroptera chloronota White-winged Warbler Bradypterus carpalis Grauer’s Swamp-Warbler Bradypterus graueri Black-faced Rufous Warbler Bathmocercus rufus African Moustached-Warbler Melocichla mentalis African Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus baeticatus African Yellow Warbler Chloropeta More

Mountain Masked Apalis (Apalis personata) by Jason Anderson. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Cisticolidae
Genus : Apalis
Species : personata
Authority : Sharpe, 1902