Little Rock-Thrush
Monticola rufocinereus
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The little rock-thrush is a northeast African endemic and the smallest (15 cm) of the rock-thrushes. Distinctive marks are the blue-grey throat extending onto the breast and a rufous tail with black central tail feathers and tail tip. The upper left photo (Mai Nefe, Eritrea, 3-09) is courtesy of Jason Anderson; the upper right photo (Sanjan Gorge, 6-10), courtesy of Paul Oliver; and the right lower photo (Lake Nakuru, Kenya, 3-12), courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. The left lower photo was taken in the Kijabe (9-16).

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Jason Anderson, Paul Oliver, Karine Van der Vurst

Last Update this page: 11-06-16