Banded Martin
Riparia cincta
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The banded martin typically is seen in open or bushed grassland, especially in moister areas. Note the characteristic breast band, white eyebrow and square tail. The upper birds were in Tarangire (6-14). The left 2nd row birds were also seen in Tarangire (8-11), courtesy of Colin Beale. The lower photos were taken at the hippo pool in Ngorongoro Crater (6-06). The other photos were taken at Maramboi Lodge on the Lake Manyaya (9-08). Click the photo above to see 10 enlargements.

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Colin Beale, Karine Van der Vurst

Last Update this page: 4-18-15