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Little Yellow Flycatcher - BirdForum Opus

Alternative names: Yellow Flycatcher; Little Yellow Flycatcher Warbler

Erythrocercus holochlorus
Photo by Steve G


Yellow-olive above and bright yellow below with a rather plain face.


The Little Yellow Flycatcher is an East African endemic found in the coastal evergreen forests of Somalia, south-eastern Kenya and Northern Tanzania.


This is a monotypic species[1].

Photo by Steve G


Coastal forest regions.


It is strictly arboreal and is frequently found in mixed species feeding flocks with other flycatchers, sunbirds and helmet-shrikes.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase

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