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The garganey is a small duck, a palearctic migrant in Tanzania from October to April. One of the diagnostic features well seen in the upper image is the grey shoulder. The flight photos were taken at the Thika sewage ponds near Nairobi (2-08), courtesy of Anabel Harries. The middle two photos of a female were taken at Lake Eyasi (10-10), courtesy of Chris Schmeling. The 5th row bird (near Mererani, 10-21) is courtesy of Per Holmen. The lower photo which includes three female garganeys and six hottentot teals was taken at Lake Eyasi (10-15), courtesy of Annette Wood.
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Anabel Harries, Annette Wood, Chris Schmeling, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 12-20-21