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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

Identification

Distribution

Eastern Africa: found in Eritrea and Ethiopia.

Taxonomy

Oriolus monacha has two subspecies:[1]

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

Habitat

Montane juniper forest.

Behaviour

References

  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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