Yellow-bellied Waxbill
Coccopygia quartinia
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The yellow-bellied waxbill, also called the East African swee, is seen in highland grassland and forest edge. The left 3rd row bird was in Empakaai Crater (1-11), courtesy of Stuart Webb. The left lower photo was taken on the Ngorongoro Crater rim (4-15), courtesy of Per Holmen; the right lower, in the Uluguru Mountains (5-12), courtesy of Frank Willems. All of the others were seen in the Mt. Meru forest.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Frank Willems, Per Holmen, Stuart Webb

Last Update this page: 7-01-16