Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu
Uraeginthus bengalus
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The male red-cheeked cordon-bleu is unmistakeably identified by the red cheek (upper photo, Ruaha, 6-18 and 2nd row, Tarangire, 2-10). The female and immature male (Katavi, 8-06) are seen in the 3rd and 4th rows. The 5th row photo (Mkomazi, 8-21) is courtesy of Kim Axmann. The pair exploring a nest was in Tarangire (3-10). Click the photo above to see 28 enlargements.
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Chuck Derby, Karine Van der Vurst, Michael Lund Markussen
Paul Oliver, Jason Anderson, Trude Peterson, Kim Axmann

Last Update this page: 8-08-21