Common (European) Rock-thrush
Monticola saxatilis
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The European (also called the common, mountain or rufous-tailed) rock-thrush is a palearctic migrant in Tanzania from October to April. The males in the upper photos were seen in Engikaret (left, 2-10) and Ngorongoro Crater (1-08); the 2nd row females, at Minyonyo Springs (right, 11-08), courtesy of Ethan Kinsey, and Oldonyo Sambu (1-08); and the 3rd row immatures, in Tarangire (2-12). The lower male was in Engikaret (2-10); click it to see 11 enlargements; the lower female, Samburu (1-17), courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Ethan Kinsey, Paul Oliver, Zul Bhatia, Karine Van der Vurst
Michael Harris, Bob Kasworm

Last Update this page: 1-19-21