Purple Grenadier
Granatina (Uraeginthus) ianthinogaster
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The purple grenadier is a common red-billed waxbill that is endemic to northeast Africa including all of central Tanzania. The right 3rd row photo (Maasai Mara, 9-10) is courtesy of Steve Brynes. The others were taken in the Serengeti and Oldonyo Sambu. Click the image above to see 14 enlargements.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-19 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Michael Markussen, Joseph Morlan, Hanna Nyman, Paul Oliver
Siegfried Woldhek, Nathan Losaru, Florence & Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 1-08-19