Thrush Nightingale (Sprosser)
Luscinia luscinia
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The thrush nightingale or sprosser is a palearctic migrant in Tanzania from October to April. Note the breast mottling and white eye-ring. The upper bird was seen in Olasiti (3-17). The next four photos were taken in Tarangire (3-12), courtesy of Paul Oliver; the 6th & 8th row photos (Usa River, 11-21 & 3-23) are courtesy of Per Holmen. The others were seen in Ruaha (2-17), courtesy of Sue Stolberger.
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Paul Oliver, Sue Stolberger, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 4-08-23