Red-fronted Prinia Prinia rufifrons
(aka Red-fronted Warbler, Red-faced Prinia, Red-faced Apalis, Apalis rufifrons, Spiloptila rufifrons, Urorhipis rufifrons)
Red-fronted Prinia, Nazreth to Bilen Road, Ethiopia, January 2016 - click for larger image

Nazreth to Bilen Road, Ethiopia
January 2016

The Red-fronted Prinia is distributed in the Horn of Africa with populations also in Chad and the Sudan. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in dry bush up to 1,700 metres and forages for insects close to the ground.

It has rufous on the forecrown and crown and a reddish eye. The tail is often held cocked and swayed from side to side.

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