Buntings and New World Sparrows (Emberizidae)

Somali Bunting (Emberiza poliopleura) - HBW 16, p. 528

French: Bruant de Somalie German: Somaliammer Spanish: Escribano Somalí
Other common names: Somali Golden-breasted Bunting

Taxonomy: Fringillaria poliopleura Salvadori, 1888, Soddè, Shewa, Ethiopia.
Forms a superspecies with E. flaviventris. Monotypic.

Distribution: Locally from Ethiopia and Somalia, also extreme SE Sudan and NE Uganda, S through Kenya to NE Tanzania.

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