White-browed Scrub Robin

White-browed Scrub Robin
White-browed Scrub Robin
Subspecies E. l. zambesiana (lower left), and E. l. munda (upper right); illustration by Joseph Smit, 1883
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Erythropygia
Species: E. leucophrys
Binomial name
Erythropygia leucophrys
(Vieillot, 1817)
    • Erythropygia zambesiana
  • Erythropygia ruficauda
Erythropygia leucophrys

The White-browed Scrub Robin (Erythropygia leucophrys), also known as the Red-backed Scrub-robin, is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and dry savanna.