African Black Duck
Anas sparsa
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The pattern of white barring on the wings is individually unique and, as Dr. Hansen's photos in the slideshow show, depending on the light, the color on the wing panels may show green or blue . The top photo was taken at Nanyuki-Kenya (3-03), courtesy of Marto Wanjohi; the 2nd row photo, Ngarasero Lodge (11-22), courtesy of Per Homen; the bottom left, Arusha NP (12-04), courtesy of Gian Schachenmann, click it to see 7 enlargements. The other photos were taken in Arusha NP and the Serengeti.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-23 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Gian Schachenmann, Louis Hansen, Stein Ø. Nilsen, Per Holmen, Marto Wanjohi

Last Update this page: 3-03-23