African Stonechat
Saxicola torquata
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The extent of chestnut or black on the underparts of the common stonechat varies. Generally seen in forest or forest edge at higher altitude, they can also be seen in marshes, feeding on insects, larvae, seeds, nectar. These photos were taken in the Mt. Meru forest, Mkuzi, Arusha NP and the Ngorongoro CA. Click the photo above to see 17 enlargements.
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Last Update this page: 4-30-19