Brown-throated (African Sand) Martin
Riparia paludicola
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The brown-throated martin, also called the African sand martin or plain martin, lacks the breast band of other East African martins. The color of the throat and breast is brown and the color of the belly varies from white to brown. The 3rd row photo was taken at Shambarai swamp (9-14); the 4th row, at Lukuba (9-10), courtesy of Valéry Schollaert. The other photos were taken in Arusha NP.
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Valéry Schollaert

Last Update this page: 4-18-15