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Taita Fiscal

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Lanius dorsalis


[edit] Identification

  • White tail edges
  • White border to the grey back patch


  • Small white primary patch
  • Lacks white-tips to the secondaries
  • White edges to the tail

[edit] Distribution

Eastern Africa: found from southeastern South Sudan to northeastern Uganda, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, and northeastern Tanzania.

JuvenilePhoto by Steve GBuffalo Springs National Park, Kenya, July 2010
Photo by Steve G
Buffalo Springs National Park, Kenya, July 2010

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Arid bush and semi-arid scrubby savannah.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from
  2. BF Member observations

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