Sharpe's Starling
Pholia sharpii
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Sharpe's starling is an uncommonly seen north-east African endemic with a characteristic white throat and upper breast that merges into a tawny belly and flanks. Note also the yellow eyes. The left 2nd row bird was photographed in Arusha NP, courtesy of Anabel Harries; the left 3rd row bird, Arusha NP, courtesy of Joseph Morlan; the right 3rd row, in the Nou Forest; and the upper bird, the right 2nd row bird and the bottom four birds, in the Magamba Forest-West Usambaras and Arusha NP, courtesy of Per Holmen.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-23 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Anabel Harries, Joseph Morlan, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 11-25-23