Grasshopper Buzzard
Butastur rufipennis
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The grasshopper buzzard is an intra-African migrant to northern Tanzania from October to April, mainly east of the rift, see map. The top photo (Mkomazi, 2-17) is courtesy of Stuart Webb. The flight photo is courtesy of Pietro Luraschi. The immature (2nd row left) was seen in Losinyai (1-08); the upper adult (3rd row left), in Oldonyo Sambu (1-08); The right 2nd row adult (Tsavo East, 1-17) is courtesy of Melissa Eager. The other photos were taken in Msumbugwe forest and Gursi swamp-Tarangire. Click the photo above to see 18 enlargements.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-24 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Pietro Luraschi, Paul Oliver, Stuart Webb, Melissa Eager, Karine van der Vurst
Kim Axmann, Per Holman, Amos Pampy Hardecker

Last Update this page: 10-30-23