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Phyllolais pulchella
Photo by volker sthamer
Adami Tulu, Ethiopia, November 2009


Brown upperparts and tail white outer tail feathers, buffy underparts, thin bill, pink lower mandible, dark iris, dark legs and feet.


Found in Africa from southwestern Niger and northeastern Nigeria to Sudan, South Sudan, northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Uganda, western Kenya, northern Rwanda, and northern Tanzania.


This is a monotypic species[1].


Acacia trees in semi-arid areas.



  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 http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. BF Member observations

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