African Rock Martin
Ptyonoprogne (Hirundo) fuligula
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The rock martin is found in drier areas, usually near cliffs but also in towns. Note the white spots on the fanned tail feathers in the upper photo which was taken at the Mkuru Camel Camp (7-07), courtesy of Anabel Harries; the 2nd row photo, in Seronera (11-11), courtesy of Doug McLennan; the 3rd row, at Mbeya (2-11), courtesy of Paul Oliver; 4th row, Naabi gate, Michael Markussen; and the 5th row, in the Serengeti (3-17), courtesy of Ebenezer Allen. The pair of juveniles waiting to be fed was seen at Simba Farm-West Kilimanjaro (6-18). Click the 2nd row photo to enlarge.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-19 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Anabel Harries, Paul Oliver, Doug McLennan
Ebenezer Allen, Michael Markussen

Last Update this page: 3-08-19