IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

Sylvia melanocephala ranges throughout the Mediterranean region, occurring in Portugal, Spain, Andorra, France, Italy, Switzerland, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Mauritania, Senegal, Western Sahara, Lebanon, Israel and Egypt. The race norrisae of the Fayyum area in central Egypt has not been seen since 1939, and is now extinct (del Hoyo et al. 2006).


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