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Chestnut wattle-eye

Chestnut wattle-eye
Male specimen left, female right
Nairobi National Museum
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Platysteiridae
Genus: Platysteira
P. castanea
Binomial name
Platysteira castanea
Fraser, 1843

Dyaphorophyia castanea

The chestnut wattle-eye (Platysteira castanea) is a species of bird in the family Platysteiridae. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Kenya, Nigeria, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.[1] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical swamps, and moist savanna.[1] It is often found on cocoa farms.[2]


  1. ^ a b c BirdLife International (2016). "Dyaphorophyia castanea". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T103704564A94143481. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T103704564A94143481.en. Retrieved 9 December 2023.
  2. ^ Jarrett, Crinan; Smith, Thomas B.; Claire, Tabe T. R.; Ferreira, Diogo F.; Tchoumbou, Melanie; Elikwo, Malange N. F.; Wolfe, Jared; Brzeski, Kristin; Welch, Andreanna J.; Hanna, Rachid; Powell, Luke L. (2021-03-14). "Bird communities in African cocoa agroforestry are diverse but lack specialized insectivores". Journal of Applied Ecology. 58 (6): 1237–1247. Bibcode:2021JApEc..58.1237J. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.13864. ISSN 0021-8901.

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Chestnut wattle-eye
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