Vulturine Guineafowl
Acryllium vulturinum
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One field guide describes the vulturine guineafowl as 'distinctive and beautiful', another as 'tall and elegant', and a third as 'bizarre'. Not shown on the field guide maps, its range extends arc-like from Mkomazi to southern Tarangire, east of the Rift; most of the photos above and the video were taken in south Tarangire. The adult and juvenile were on the Kitwai plain (8-14). Click the photo above to see nine enlargements including immatures.
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Ethan Kinsey, Mike Graham, Claude Melde, Florence Holmen

Last Update this page: 1-08-19