Zebra (Orange-breasted) Waxbill
Amandava (Sporaeginthus) subflavus
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The orange-yellow breast and belly with olive flank stripes in both sexes are diagnostic. The flight photo was taken in the Iringa Highlands (11-14), courtesy of Paul Oliver. The 2nd and 3rd row photos were taken in Mkumbara (9-10), courtesy of Valéry Schollaert. The flock in a bush was seen in Itulu Hills (1-11), courtesy of Jason Anderson. Tha male in the aloe was photographed in Sumbawanga (1-11), courtesy of Silas Olofson and the pair in the 6th row photos was seen on the Kilombero floodplain (2-13), courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. The 6th row male was in Arusha NP (9-21). The bottom right photo was taken in Arusha NP (7-13); the left, Udzungwa Mountains (12-17), both courtesy of Per Holmen; click the left for 9 more photos.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Valéry Schollaert, Jason Anderson, Karine Van der Vurst, Silas Olofson
Paul Oliver, Per Holmen, Bob Kasworm

Last Update this page: 10-16-21