Ruff
Philomachus pugnax
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The ruff is a common palearctic migrant, seen on fresh and alkaline lakes throughout Tanzania. Note the distally decurved bill and the marked scaling. The left lower photo (Lake Nakuru, 1-17) is courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. The ruff in moult was photographed at TPC south of Moshi (7-19), courtesy of Christine Baissac. The other photos were taken in Mikumi, Serengeti, Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater. Click the photo above to see more.
 
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-19 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Fain & Roger Zimmerman, Karine Van der Vurst, Linda Bushman, Christine Baissac

Last Update this page: 8-13-19