Parrot-billed Sparrow
Passer gongonensis
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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. The two photos of adults bringing food to a nest were taken in Mkomazi (3-16). The 3rd row photos were taken in Samburu (Kenya, 2-12), courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. The juvenile was seen in Mkomazi (4-14), courtesy of Per Holmen. The bottom photo was kaken in Amboseli (Kenya, 2-12), also courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. The others were seen in Mkomazi.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Karine Van der Vurst, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 10-18-16