Grasshopper Buzzard
Butastur rufipennis
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The grasshopper buzzard is an intra-African migrant to northern Tanzania from October to April, largely east of the rift, see map. The top photo (Mkomazi, 2-17) is courtesy of Stuart Webb. The flight photo is courtesy of Pietro Luraschi. The immature (2nd row) was seen in Losinyai, 1-08; the upper adults, in Oldonyosambu (1-08). The other photos were taken in Msumbugwe forest (2-08). Click the photo above to see nine enlargements.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-17 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Pietro Luraschi, Paul Oliver, Stuart Webb

Last Update this page: 4-18-17