Somali (Golden-breasted) Bunting
Emberiza poliopleura
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The upper two photos of a Somali golden-breasted bunting were taken on the Asogati Plain (7-06), courtesy of Anabel Harries. The middle three photos were taken on the Maasai Steppe (4-09), courtesy of Paul Oliver. The 5th row bird was seen at Engikaret (1-13); the bottom, in the So. Pare Mountains (7-15), courtesy of Per Holmen. Note the grey-fringed back feathers that give the back its scaly appearance.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Paul Oliver, Anabel Harries, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 10-14-15