Oriole Warbler Hypergerus atriceps
Oriole Warbler, Mole, Ghana, June 2011 - click for larger image

Mole, Ghana
June 2011

The Oriole Warbler is distributed in West Africa from Senegal to the north-west of the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is found in thick undergrowth in forest and gallery forest where it feeds on insects including grasshoppers. It is now classified as a member of the Cisticola family.

A large warbler, it has a distinctive head, neck and throat of black with silvery white fringes to the feathers.

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