Yellow-bellied Waxbill
Coccopygia quartinia
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The yellow-bellied waxbill, also called the East African swee, is seen in highland grassland and forest edge.The left 3rd row photo was taken at Simba Farm on West Kilimanjaro (6-18) the right 6th row, in the Uluguru Mountains (5-12), courtesy of Frank Willems; the left 6th row, Ngorongoro Crater rim (4-15) and the bottom, Magamba Forest (2-21), both courtesy of Per Holmen. All of the others were seen in the Mt. Meru forest.
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copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Frank Willems, Stuart Webb, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 4-17-21