Somali (Golden-breasted) Bunting
Emberiza poliopleura
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The Somali bunting is an east African endemic. The upper two birds (Kudu Hills Lodge-Moshi, 2-18) are courtesy of Michael Harris. Both 3rd row birds were seen at Nyumba ya Mungu, courtesy of Per Holmen; the right 3rd row photo was taken on the Asogati Plain (1-13). The netted bird was on the Maasai Steppe (4-09), courtesy of Paul Oliver; the 6th row photos, left (Mkomazi, 2-20) & Engikaret (1-13) and the bottom bird, in the So. Pare Mountains (7-15), all courtesy of Per Holmen.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-24 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Paul Oliver, Michael Harris, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 3-22-20