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Socotra

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Socotra (part of the Republic of Yemen) is an archipelago of four islands in the Indian Ocean off the African coast, about 350 km south of the Arabian peninsula.

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Over 170 species of birds have been recorded on Socotra. Of these, six are endemic: Socotra Cisticola (Cisticola haesitatus), Socotra Warbler (Incana incana), Socotra Bunting (Emberiza socotrana), Socotra Sunbird (Chalcomitra balfouri), Socotra Starling (Onychognathus frater), and Socotra Sparrow (Passer insularis).

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