Capped Wheatear
Oenanthe pileata
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The capped wheatear is common and widespread on drier short-grass plains. The top and right 2nd row photos (Engikaret) are courtesy of Per Holmen; the right bottom, Nanja Dam, courtesy of Anabel Harries. The other photos were taken in Katavi, Engikaret, Lemuta, and Ngorongoro CA. Click the photo above to see eleven enlargements including juveniles.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-23 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Anabel Harries, Rick Carlson, Linda Bushman, Per Holman

Last Update this page: 3-04-23