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Northern Black Flycatcher

Melaenornis edolioides


This is a small insectivorous passerine bird, about 20 cm in length. It is uniformly dull black, with long rounded tail and dark eye.


This is a resident breeder in a narrow belt south of Sahara and north of Equator, and is common in woodlands and savannas. Here, observed in a wooded area of city park, close to a river.

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AshleyT 9 months ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Zlatan Celebic
Spotted by
Zlatan Celebic

Niger, Nigeria

Lat: 9.96, Long: 6.82

Spotted on Oct 14, 2018
Submitted on Nov 1, 2018

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