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 photos were taken at Oldonyo Sambu (11-21); the left 2nd row, at Kijabe (9-16); and the right 2nd row, Sanjan Gorge-Gol Mountauins, courtesy of Paul Oliver; and the lower photo, Longido (10-20), courtesy of Per Holmen. Click the video link to see and hear a little rock thrush, courtesy of Amos Pampy Hardecker.
 

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Paul Oliver, Per Holmen, Amos Pampy Hardecker

Last Update this page: 11-24-21