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333. Black-eyed Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus schoanus) – common in the western highlands.

(P. b. somaliensis) – identified in Djibouti.

(P. b. spurius) – identified near Negele.

(P. b. dodsoni) [considered as a separate species P. dodsoni "Dodson's Bulbul" by some authorities] – one near the river at Melka Ghuba.

(P. b. tricolor) – at Shiwa Ngandu, Zambia.

334. * Nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos africana) – one in the bush behind the hotel at Lake Langano.

335. * Irania (Irania gutturalis) – one in the gardens of the hotel at Lake Langano.

336. Rüppell's Robin-Chat (Cossypha semirufa semirufa) – frequent in the Rift Valley and western highlands.

(C. s. donaldsoni) – several in the Harrena forest.

337. White-browed Robin-Chat (Cossypha heuglini heuglini) – one, near Moyale.

338. Spotted Palm-Thrush (Cichladusa guttata intercalans) – common south of Yavello.

339. White-browed Scrub-Robin (Cercotrichas leucophrys leucoptera) – common in the Rift Valley.

340. * Rufous Scrub-Robin (Cercotrichas galactotes syriacus) – several seen on the edge of the Nechisar plains.

341. * Black Scrub-Robin (Cercotrichas podobe podobe) – several in bushed wadis on the main road to Djibouti city.

342. * Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros phoenicuroides) – a pair near the bridge of the Jemmu valley.

343. Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus phoenicurus) – widespread & common.

(P. p. samamisicus) – in company with P. p. phoenicurus at the campsite in Dittilou, Djibouti.

344. Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquata promiscua) – on road to Iringa, Tanzania.

(S. t. albofasciata) – common in the highlands.

(S. t. armenica) – common at Lalibela and  Simien Mountains.

(S. t. variegata) – frequent in the south & and the Rift Valley.

345. Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra) – one near Lake Langano.

346. * White-crowned Black Wheatear (Oenanthe leucopyga aegra) – common on the black lava in Djibouti.

347. Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe oenanthe) – widespread & frequent, identified in the Abiata-Shala NP.

(O. o. libanotica) – widespread & frequent, identified in the Abiata-Shala NP.

348. * Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka  pleschanka) – widespread & common, reaching as far south as northern Tanzania.

(O. p. cypriaca) – only identified at Sof Omar.

349. * Black-eared Wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica melanoleuca) – several on the Jemmu escarpment, and on other escarpments

350. * Mourning Wheatear (Oenanthe lugens lugubris) [considered as a separate species O. lugubris with O. l. schalowi "Schalow's Wheatear" by some authorities] – widespread & common.

(O. l. schalowi) [considered as a separate species O. schalowi "Schalow's Wheatear" by some authorities] – one seen near Arusha.

351. * Red-tailed Wheatear (Oenanthe xanthoprymna chrysopygia) – common from the eastern Rift Valley through to Djibouti.

352. * Desert Wheatear (Oenanthe deserti deserti) – one seen at the western end of the Gulf of Tadjoura, Djibouti.

353. * Red-breasted Wheatear (Oenanthe bottae heuglini) – frequent west of Metu.

(O. b. frenata) – common around the Gefersa reservoir, and towards the east.

354. Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina) – widespread & common.

355. Familiar Chat (Cercomela familiaris falkensteini) – on the edge of the Nechisar plains.

356. Brown-tailed Rock-Chat (Cercomela scotocerca turkana) – several seen on the eastern slopes of the Sof Omar valley.

357. * Black-tailed Rock-Chat (Cercomela melanura aussae) – several seen near Djibouti city.

358. Moorland Chat (Cercomela sordida sordida) – common above 3000 metres.

359. Northern Anteater-Chat (Myrmecocichla aethiops cryptoleuca) – common around Mount Kenya.

360. * Rüppell's Black Chat (Myrmecocichla melaena) – common on the Jemmu escarpment, and also around Lalibela.

361. White-fronted Black Chat (Myrmecocichla albifrons albifrons) – common around Addis Ababa.

362. Arnott's Chat (Myrmecocichla arnotti arnotti) – seen near the track to Shiwa Ngandu, Tanzania.

363. Mocking Chat (Myrmecochicla cinnamomeiventris subrufipennis) – several on the western escarpment near Metu.

(M. c. albiscapulata) – widespread in highlands.

364. * White-winged Cliff-Chat (Myrmecocichla semirufa) – common around Lalibela.

365. * Little Rock-Thrush (Monticola rufocinereus rufocinereus) – several at the top of the Jemmu escarpment.

366. * Mountain Rock-Thrush (Monticola saxatilis) – at the base of the cliffs at Lake Langano.

367. * Blue Rock-Thrush (Monticola solitarius longirostris) – one seen on the upper slopes of the escarpment at Jemmu.

368. * Abyssinian Ground-Thrush (Zoothera piaggiae piaggiae) – two in the forest above Wondo Genet.

369. Groundscraper Thrush (Psophocichla litsitsirupa simensis) – widespread and common in open grassland in the highlands.

An Ethiopian trip: 27/11/1999 to 17/01/2000Giles Mulholland 31 January 2000

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