Nicatoridae – Nicators

Western Nicator (Nicator chloris) by Tom Tarrant

Western Nicator (Nicator chloris) by Tom Tarrant

And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth. (Genesis 1:22 KJV)

CLASS – AVES, Order – PASSERIFORMES, Family – Nicatoridae – Nicators

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Species (3)

Western Nicator (Nicator chloris)
Eastern Nicator (Nicator gularis)
Yellow-throated Nicator (Nicator vireo)


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Nicator is a genus of songbird endemic to Africa. The genus contains three medium sized passerine birds.

The Nicators are endemic to Sub-Saharan Africa. The Western Nicator has a mostly continuous distribution from Senegal to eastern Uganda and northern Angola. The Eastern Nicator has a discontinuous distribution in East Africa from Somalia south to eastern South Africa. The Yellow-throated Nicator is distributed in central Africa from Cameroon to Uganda. The nicators occupy a wide range of forest and woodland habitats. (Wikipedia with editing)

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