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The brubru is a black and white bush-shrike with chestnut flanks. The upper photos were taken in Suledo Forest (left, 5/08) and Seronera (9/08). The 3rd row birds were in Orkesumet (6-12). The bottom right bird ssp. nigrotemporalis was seen in Ruaha (3-13), courtesy of Claudia Stommel: note the absence of a superciliary stripe. All of the other birds were seen in Tarangire (4-04). Click the photo above to see 6 enlargements including a nest.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Joseph Peter Starlin, Claudia Stommel, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 1-13-21