Parrot-billed Sparrow
Passer gongonensis
Home Alphabetical Maps Taxonomic Links/Resources

      

      

      

 
The parrot-billed sparrow, an east African endemic, is the largest of the grey-headed sparrows (16 cm) and has a large conical bill and a uniformly grey throat and breast. These photos were taken in Amboseli, Samburu, and Mkomazi. The left middle and bottom photos are courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst; click the left lower photo to see five enlargements including a juvenile.
 
Last page

Next Alphabetical

Next Taxonomic


     

 

_______________________________________________________

All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-17 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Karine Van der Vurst, Per Holmen, Stuart Webb

Last Update this page: 6-05-17