Sharpe's Starling
Pholia sharpii
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Sharpe's starling is an uncommonly seen north-east African endemic with a characteristic white throat and upper breast that merges into a tawny belly and flanks. Note also the yellow eyes. The upper bird was photographed in Arusha NP (9-07), courtesy of Anabel Harries; the left 2nd row bird, Arusha NP (7-13), courtesy of Joseph Morlan; the right 2nd row, in the Nou Forest (1-12); and the bottom three birds, in the Magamba Forest-West Usambaras, courtesy of Per Holmen.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-22 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Anabel Harries, Joseph Morlan, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 4-15-22