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 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 six enlargements.
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Pietro Luraschi, Paul Oliver

Last Update this page: 12-27-16