Sierra Leone Prinia

The White-eyed Warbler is a species of bird in the Cisticolidae family. It is found in Ivory Coast, Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montanes. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Sierra Leone Prinia is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

threatened species, the Sierra Leone Prinia has a very restricted distribution even within its restricted range in the Upper Guinea Forest. The vulnerable White-necked Picathartes has been recorded in the remnants of the closed forest in the reserve. Tingi hills forest reserve is the only site where the data dependent Baumann’s Greenbul has been recorded so far in Sierra Leone. The reserve accounts for 44.3% of the Guinea-Congo Biome restricted species recorded in Sierra Leone. More

, 1992), and the Sierra Leone Prinia occurs in the gallery forests on the plateau. Survey by H. Thompson and P. Wood in 1991 discovered five active colonies with nine nesting sites of White-necked Rockfowl in the reserve (see Thompson, 1997). It also holds 60% of Guinea-Congo forest biome species recorded in the country. Mammals Ten species of primates and several other large mammal species occur at Loma. More

near-endemic Sierra Leone prinia, the grey-winged robin-chat (Cossypha polioptera), and lemon dove (Columba larvata), and Sharp’s apalis (Apalis sharpii). The white-eyed prinia (Prinia leontica) is found only in the gallery forests of the Guinea Highlands at 500 m to 1,550 m. The presence of the rare yellow-headed rockfowl (Picathartes gymnocephalus, VU) has also been confirmed in the Loma Mountains. The ecoregion is also of importance for endemic amphibians. More

* Sierra Leone Prinia, Schistolais leontica * White-chinned Prinia, Schistolais leucopogon * Namaqua Prinia, Phragmacia substriata * Roberts' Prinia, Oreophilais robertsi References - 1. ^ Jobling, James A. (1991). A Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 189. ISBN 0-19-854634-3. * Nguembock B.; Fjeldsa J.; Tillier A.; Pasquet E. More

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Sierra Leone prinia (Prinia leontica, VU) and the iris glossy-starling (Coccycolius iris). The avifauna of Mount Nimba has been well described and includes the near-endemic Sierra Leone prinia, the grey-winged robin-chat (Cossypha polioptera) and lemon dove (Columba larvata), and Sharp More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Cisticolidae
Genus : Prinia
Species : leontica
Authority : Bates, 1930