Green-winged Pytilia
Pytilia melba
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The pytilias are waxbills often seen in bushed or wooded grassland. The male green-winged pytilia has a uniformly olive-green back and wings and a red forehead and anterior neck; the latter grey in the female. The left 4th row photo taken at Olduvai visitor center is courtesy of Siegfried Woldhek. The right lower bird was seen at Lake Eyasi (2-08), courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. The other photos were taaken at Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Itigi and Mikumi. Click the photo above to see 16 enlargements.
 
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All unattributed images on this website are:
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Karine Van der Vurst, Paul Oliver, Derek Kverno, Michael Harris
Claude Melde, Siegfried Woldhek

Last Update this page: 4-01-19