(Zanzibar) Sombre Greenbul
Andropadus importunus
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Young birds have dark eyes that gradually change through light brown to pale white: the slider at the top shows five juveniles with varying eye color and eye rings (Mkwaja-Tanga), courtesy of Phil Stouffer. The 2nd row juvenile and the 3rd and right 4th row adults were photographed at Mbuyuni Farm near Morogoro, courtesy of Kim Axmann. The 4th row and right 6th row birds were photographed at Pembe Abwe. The immature (left 6th row) was seen in Marangu. The left 5th row adult was seen in Bagamoyo, courtesy of Stein Ø. Nilsen. Click the immature above to see 13 enlargements.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-22 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Valéry Schollaert, Stein Ø. Nilsen, Lyn Waltenberg, Phil Stouffer
Paul Oliver, Kim Axmann

Last Update this page: 7-16-22