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ALLAN, D. G., McINNES, A. M. and WONDAFRASH, M. (2006) White-winged Flufftail Sarothrura ayresi in Ethiopia: notes on habitat, densities, morphometrics, nests and eggs, and associated waterbirds. ABC Bulletin 13 (1) pp 28-36.

ASEFA A. (2015) Bird observations in Muktar Mountain Forest, eastern Ethiopia: a previously unidentified Important Bird Area. ABC Bulletin 22(1) pp 36-42.

ASH, J. and ATKINS, J. (2009) Birds of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Published by Christopher Helm, London.

ATKINSON, P., ROBERTSON, P., DELLELEGN, Y., WONDAFRASH, M. and ATKINS, J. (1996) The recent rediscovery of White-winged Flufftails in Ethiopia. ABC Bulletin 3(1) pp 34-36.

BirdLife International (2000) Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.

BLADON, A.J. et al (2015) Notes on the behaviour, plumage and distribution of the White-tailed Swallow Hirundo megaensis. ABC Bulletin 22(2) pp 148 - 161.

Bladon, A.J., Jones, S.E.I., Collar, N.J., Dellelegn, Y., Donald, P.F., Gedeon, K., Green, R.E., Spottiswoode, C.N., Töpfer, T., Wondafrash, M. (2016): Further notes on the natural history of the Ethiopian Bush-crow Zavattariornis stresemanni. - Bulletin of the African Bird Club 23: 27-45.

BORGESHIO, L., GIANETTI, F., NDANG'ANG'A, K., SHIMELIS, A., BORGHESIO, A., RIZZO, D. and FUFA, K. (2004) A reassessment of the conservation status of Prince Ruspoli's Turaco Tauraco ruspolii. ABC Bulletin 11(2) pp 104-111.

DIJKSEN, L.J. (1996) White-fronted Black Chat Myrmecocichla albifrons breeding in Ethiopia. ABC Bulletin 3(2) pp 129-130.

DIJKSEN, L. J. (1996) White-tailed Plover Vanellus leucurus, new for Ethiopia. ABC Bulletin 3(2) pp 130.

ETHIOPIAN WILDLIFE AND NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY Ethiopia chapter pp 291-336 in FISHPOOL, L.D.C. and EVANS M.I. editors (2001) Important Bird Areas in Africa and Associated Islands: Priority sites for conservation. Newbury and Cambridge, UK. Pisces Publications and BirdLife International (BirdLife Conservation Series No.11).

FARNSWORTH, S. J., COOMBER, R. F., JONES, P., MADGE, S. C., WEBB, R. & WITHERICK, M. (2000) Recent observations of some bird species previously considered uncommon or rare in Ethiopia. ABC Bulletin 7(1) pp 34-46.

FISHER, D., M. GABREMICHAEL and P. YATES (2012) First record of Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea for Ethiopia. ABC Bulletin 19(2) pp 211-212.

FISHPOOL, L. D. C., ALLPORT, G. A. & WEBB, R. (1996) Photospot: Ethiopian endemics. ABC Bulletin 3(1) pp 40-43.

GABREMICHAEL, M.N., SPOTTISWOODE, C.N., FISHPOOL, L., FORSYTH, E., LEWIS, A., PAIN, D., THOMAS, R. and TOYE, N. (2009) Occurrence of White- tailed Swallow Hirundo megaensis near Negele, Ethiopia. ABC Bulletin 16(1) pp 83-86.

GEBREMEDHIN, B. and DEMEKE, Y. (2011) Discovery of a wintering site of Demoiselle Cranes Anthropoides virgo in Kafta-Sheraro National Park, Ethiopia. ABC Bulletin 18(2) pp 199-202.

GEDEON, K. (2006) Observations on the biology of the Ethiopian Bush Crow Zavattariornis stresemanni. ABC Bulletin 13 (2) pp 178-188.

GEDEON K., CAULDWELL A., EWNETU M., REGASA F., SCHÖNBRODT R. and TÖPFER T. (2015) House Sparrow and hybrids with Somali Sparrow in Ethiopia. ABC Bulletin 22(1) pp 70-73

Gedeon, K., Zewdie, C., Töpfer, T. (2017): The birds (Aves) of Oromia, Ethiopia – an annotated checklist. - European Journal of Taxonomy 306: 1-69.

HUGHES, J. (2006) Preliminary survey of Wattled Ibis Bostrychia carunculata in Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia, with notes on abundance, habitat and threats. ABC Bulletin 13(2) pp 157-161.

HUNTER N, MILLS M & COHEN C Elgon Francolin Scleroptila elgonensis should be treated as a species distinct from Moorland Francolin S. psilolaema ABC Bulletin 26.1 pp 92-100

LERNOULD, J-M. and SEITRE, R. (2004) Does hybridisation with White-cheeked Turaco Tauraco leucotis represent a threat for Prince Ruspoli's Turaco T ruspolii? ABC Bulletin 11(2) pp 112-116.

LOUETTE, M. (2003) Photospot: The endemic Ethiopian race of the African Goshawk. ABC Bulletin 10(2) pp 118-119.

MILLS, M. & SPOTTISWOODE, C. (2000) Photospot: Star-spotted Nightjar Caprimulgus stellatus. ABC Bulletin 7(2) pp 141-143.

ROBEL, D. (2000) Unidentified green turaco in Ethiopia. ABC Bulletin 7(1) p 56.

RYAN, P. G. & SINCLAIR, I. (1998) Little-known African bird: Somali Starling nychognathus blythii in south-central Ethiopia. ABC Bulletin 5(1) pp 56-57.

SCHOLLAERT, V. (1998) Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola in Ethiopia and its status in Africa. ABC Bulletin 5(2) pp 129-130.

SCHOLLAERT, V. (2006) First record of Rose-coloured Starling Sturnus roseus for Ethiopia and sub-Saharan Africa. ABC Bulletin 13(1) pp 75.

SHIMELIS, A. (1999) A range extension for Ankober Serin Serinus ankoberensis. ABC Bulletin 6(2) pp 135-136.

SPOTTISWOODE, C. & MILLS, M. (2000) Records from Gambela, western Ethiopia. ABC Bulletin 7(2) pp 97-100.

SPOTTISWOODE, C. (2010) Finding southern Ethiopia's endemic birds. ABC Bulletin 17(1) pp 106-113.

SWERTSEN, P. O. (1999) Two species new to Ethiopia. ABC Bulletin 6(2) pp 133-134.

TILAHUN, S., EDWARDS, S. and EGZIABHER, T.B.G. (1996) Important Bird Areas of Ethiopia. From Ethiopia Wildlife and Natural History Society.

Töpfer, T., Podsiadlowski, L., Gedeon, K. (2014): Rediscovery of the Black-fronted Francolin Pternistis (castaneicollis) atrifrons (Conover, 1930) (Aves: Galliformes: Phasianidae) with notes on biology, taxonomy and conservation. – Vertebrate Zoology 64: 261-271.

URBAN, E.K. and BROWN, L.H. (1971) A Checklist of the Birds of Ethiopia. Addis Ababa University Press.

VIVERO, J.L. (2001) A Guide to Endemic Birds of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Shama Books. 80 pp, 40 colour photographs. Paperback. Available from the publishers at PO Box 8153, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia or New Line Press, USA. A review of this book by Roger Safford appears in the Bulletin of the African Bird Club, Vol 10, No.2, September 2003.

WEBB, R. & SMITH, S. (1996) Degodi Lark Mirafra degodiensis, one of Africa’s most poorly-known species. ABC Bulletin 3(2) pp 85-86.

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