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Alternative names: Ethiopian Oriole; Abyssinian Black-headed Oriole; Dark-headed Oriole

Photo by volker sthamer
Menagesha Forest Africa, March, 2009
Oriolus monacha



Eastern Africa: found in Eritrea and Ethiopia.


Oriolus monacha has two subspecies:[1]

  • O. m. monacha
  • Northern Ethiopia and Eritrea
  • O. m. meneliki
  • Southern Ethiopia


Montane juniper forest.



  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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