Usambara Akalat

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montanes. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Usambara Akalat is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

robin known as the Usambara Akalat Sheppardia montana which is endemic to the West Usambaras. However the rarest and most threatened bird is almost certainly the Usambara Weaver Ploceus nicolli which seems to occur only at very low density and chiefly along the lower margins of the remaining forests – precisely those that are under the greatest pressure from an inexorable rise in local human needs. More

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Images Adult Usambara akalat Adult Usambara akalat Species related by - * Family group * Habitat * Conservation status * * View image slideshow * Link to this image * Email to a friend * * MyARKive menu header More

Usambara akalat, African tailorbird, Chapin's apalis, Mrs. Moreau's warbler, spot-throat, loveridge's, banded, and Uluguru violet-backed sunbirds, and Usambara weaver. Other species, which are harder to see but also occur are : dapple-throat, long-billed tailorbird and Udzungwa Forest partridge. Western Tanzania - Birding Destinations include Rubondo Island, Mahale Mountains and Gombe Stream National Parks. More

Usambara Akalat The Usambara Akalat (Sheppardia montana) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is endemic to Tanzania. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montanes. It is threatened by habitat loss. See more at More

Inside the forest I had a brief view of Usambara Akalat, which the others had seen previously. Having recorded all the specialities, we decided to return to Amani for a final shot at Dapple-throat and Hyliota but thanks to a slow departure, did not leave Lushoto till 12.30 so only reached Ndua Forest at dusk. Camped in the tea plantation where Hassan prepared a good meal. From my tent heard Usambara Eagle-Owl calling for a few mins around 04. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Muscicapidae
Genus : Sheppardia
Species : montana
Authority : (Reichenow, 1907)