Parrot-billed Sparrow
Passer gongonensis
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The parrot-billed sparrow, an east African endemic, is the largest of the grey-headed sparrows (16 cm) and has a large conical bill and a uniformly grey throat and breast. These photos were taken in Amboseli, Samburu, and Mkomazi. The left middle and bottom photos are courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst; click the left lower photo to see 6 enlargements including a juvenile.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-23 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Karine Van der Vurst, Per Holmen, Stuart Webb

Last Update this page: 4-19-23