Mountain (Montane) Marsh Widowbird
Euplectes psammocromius
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The mountain marsh widowbird is endemic to the higher elevation grasslands of Malawi and southern Tanzania. The top photo was taken in Kitulo NP (1-12), courtesy Stuart Webb. The next four photos of a breeding male in flight were also taken in Kitulo NP (3-11), courtesy Paul Oliver; the 6th & 7th row photos were taken in a grassland valley near Usokami, south of Iringa (12-10), courtesy Martti Vattulainen; the next two photos (Kitulo, 1-17), courtesy Florence & Per Holmen; and the bottom photo (Kipingere Plateau, 9-19), courtesy of Melissa Eager.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Martti Vattulainen, Paul Oliver, Florence & Per Holmen
Melissa Eager, Stuart Webb

Last Update this page: 7-14-20