Sudan, Uganda, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania
Insects, berries, small fruits, nectar.
Habitat: Open woodland, arid country, cultivated areas, gardens
Incubation: 12-14 days / 4 eggs
Social structure: large flocks
Dimensions: height 18cm
Estimated population in the wild: abundant
Threats: There are no major threats for this species.
IUCN Status: Least concern
Did you know that:
Breeding pairs have helpers, often male’s offspring from previous broods. These helpers may provide nest material, and contribute in feeding the young.