speckled grey head; black throat; yellow belly (Zoo; 2012-10-09)

Oriole Warbler
Hypergerus atriceps

Native Range: Africa

Notes: a highly aberrant cisticola; unlike most other species in this family, which are drably streaked in brown, this species is much more colorful and quite brightly patterned.

dorsal view; olive greenish upperparts(Zoo; 2012-10-09)

rather long and slender bill; rather long tail too (Zoo; 2012-10-09)

a medium-sized passerine (Zoo; 2012-10-09)

posing for a head portrait (Zoo; 2012-10-09)