from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A book-name of a small sylviine bird of South Africa of the genus Sylvietta, the S. rufescens.
  • n. A specific name of the Madagascan courol, Leptosomus discolor. It was made by Von Reichenbach (1849) a generic name of this bird, in the form Crombus.


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  • Typical miombo species include miombo grey tit (Parus griseiventris), miombo rock-thrush (Monticola angolensis), red-capped crombec (Sylvietta ruficapilla), and Böhm’s flycatcher (Muscicapa boehmi).

    Angolan Miombo woodlands


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