Ethiopian Boubou Laniarius aethiopicus Scientific name definitions

Hilary Fry, Peter Pyle, Peter F. D. Boesman, and Nárgila Moura
Version: 2.0 — Published June 23, 2023

Demography and Populations

Measures of Breeding Activity

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Life Span and Survivorship

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Disease and Body Parasites

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Causes of Mortality

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Population Spatial Metrics

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Population Status

The Ethiopian Boubou is common to abundant in highlands in Ethiopia up to Sen'afe (at 3,030 m), absent from hot lowlands in northeastern Ethiopia and from much of Ogaden, and uncommon or absent towards Kenya border; density of 34 birds/100 ha in Chilimo Forest (central Ethiopia). In Eritrea, it is frequent at up to 2,725 m but absent from west and from dry coastal plain; common in northwest Somalia.

Population Regulation

Information needed.

Recommended Citation

Fry, H., P. Pyle, P. F. D. Boesman, and N. Moura (2023). Ethiopian Boubou (Laniarius aethiopicus), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (S. M. Billerman, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.trobou2.02