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African Birds

If you can identify any of the unlabled or recognize any mislabled birds please let me know.
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Greater Kestrel, Etosha, Namibia
Greater Kestrel, Etosha, Namibia
  African White-backed Vulture in flight overhead Andoni (Etosha)
African White-backed Vulture in flight overhead Andoni (Etosha)
Reed Cormorant,   Chobe, Botswana
Reed Cormorant, Chobe, Botswana
Great Egret,   Chobe, Botswana
Great Egret, Chobe, Botswana
Squacco Heron  (Chobe, Botswana)
Squacco Heron (Chobe, Botswana)
Ruppell's Vulture bouncing to the meal (Maasai Mara, Kenya)
Ruppell's Vulture bouncing to the meal (Maasai Mara, Kenya)
White-backed & Ruppell's Vultures (Maasai Mara, Kenya)
White-backed & Ruppell's Vultures (Maasai Mara, Kenya)
African hoopoe at Okaukuejo
African hoopoe at Okaukuejo
Social Weaver
Social Weaver
Redcrested Korhaan
Redcrested Korhaan
White Quilled Bustard (Northern Black Korhaan)
White Quilled Bustard (Northern Black Korhaan)
Whitequilled korhaan
Whitequilled korhaan
Purple Roller
Purple Roller
Secretary bird
Secretary bird
Burchell's Courser
Burchell's Courser
Lilac-Breasted Roller, the National Bird of Botswana
Lilac-Breasted Roller, the National Bird of Botswana
Cape Glossy Starling
Cape Glossy Starling
Ostrich
Ostrich
Male Doublebanded Sandgrouse
Male Doublebanded Sandgrouse
Female Doublebanded Sandgrouse
Female Doublebanded Sandgrouse
Cape Turtle Dove
Cape Turtle Dove
Laughing Dove
Laughing Dove
Kori Bustard
Kori Bustard
Lilac-Breasted Roller
Lilac-Breasted Roller
Immature Bateleur in flight at Goas, Etosha
Immature Bateleur in flight at Goas, Etosha
Immature Bateleur landing
Immature Bateleur landing
Blacksmith Plover
Blacksmith Plover
Yellowbilled Hornbill, Ngobib loop road, Etosha
Yellowbilled Hornbill, Ngobib loop road, Etosha
Yellowbilled Hornbill, Ngobib loop road, Etosha
Yellowbilled Hornbill, Ngobib loop road, Etosha
Giant Eagle Owl by the Namutoni waterhole on the end of Day 3
Giant Eagle Owl by the Namutoni waterhole on the end of Day 3
Grey Lourie
Grey Lourie
Helmeted Guineafowl, German Pearl Chicken (Perlhuhn)
Helmeted Guineafowl, German Pearl Chicken (Perlhuhn)
Martial Eagle in flight over the Andoni Plain with a herd of Wildebeest
Martial Eagle in flight over the Andoni Plain with a herd of Wildebeest
Pale Chanting Goshawk
Pale Chanting Goshawk
Tawny eagle takes flight, Etosha
Tawny eagle takes flight, Etosha
African Scops Owl, Halali rest camp, Etosha
African Scops Owl, Halali rest camp, Etosha
Blue cranes, Etosha
Blue cranes, Etosha
Rüppell's Korhaan, Namib desert
Rüppell's Korhaan, Namib desert
Great Egret
Great Egret
Immature Martial Eagle
Immature Martial Eagle
Helmeted Guinea Fowl - or Pearl Chicken (Perlhahn)
Helmeted Guinea Fowl - or Pearl Chicken (Perlhahn)
Egyptian goose, Chobe
Egyptian goose, Chobe
African Open Bill Stork
African Open Bill Stork
Grey heron and a ball of elephant poo
Grey heron and a ball of elephant poo
Red-billed Hornbill
Red-billed Hornbill
Swainson's francolin, Chobe
Swainson's francolin, Chobe
Southern Ground Hornbill
Southern Ground Hornbill
African Fish Eagle in flight
African Fish Eagle in flight
Darter (Snake Bird)
Darter (Snake Bird)
The Darter gets it's name Snake Bird from it's appearance while swimming
The Darter gets it's name "Snake Bird" from it's appearance while swimming
Cattle Egret on the back of a hippo
Cattle Egret on the back of a hippo
White-fronted bee-eater, Chobe
White-fronted bee-eater, Chobe
A pair of African Fish Eagles, Chobe
A pair of African Fish Eagles, Chobe
Colony of white-fronted bee-eaters
Colony of white-fronted bee-eaters
White-fronted bee-eater
White-fronted bee-eater
African Fish Eagle on a post
African Fish Eagle on a post
African Fish Eagle taking off
African Fish Eagle taking off
Sacred Ibis
Sacred Ibis
African Penguin (Jackass Penguin) at Boulders Beach
African Penguin (Jackass Penguin) at Boulders Beach
Ostrich on the beach, Cape of Good Hope
Ostrich on the beach, Cape of Good Hope
European Roller
European Roller
Ground Hornbill
Ground Hornbill
Eagle, Moholoholo Recover Center (in captivity)
Eagle, Moholoholo Recover Center (in captivity)
Blue Waxbill
Blue Waxbill
Long Crested Eagle
Long Crested Eagle
Long Crested Eagle
Long Crested Eagle
Maribou stork
Maribou stork
Great White Pelicans, Lake Nakuru
Great White Pelicans, Lake Nakuru
Pelican on the takeoff run
Pelican on the takeoff run
Pelicans swimming on the shore of Lake Nakuru
Pelicans swimming on the shore of Lake Nakuru
Flamingos, Lake Nakuru
Flamingos, Lake Nakuru
Flamingos, Lake Nakuru
Flamingos, Lake Nakuru
Grey Crowned Cranes
Grey Crowned Cranes
Superb Starlings
Superb Starlings
Augur Buzzard
Augur Buzzard
Grey Crowned Crane
Grey Crowned Crane
Grey Crowned Crane
Grey Crowned Crane
Egyptian Geese
Egyptian Geese
Yellow-billed Stork and African Sacred Ibis
Yellow-billed Stork and African Sacred Ibis
Rüppels Griffon Vulture
Rüppels Griffon Vulture
Immature Crested Francolin
Immature Crested Francolin
Immature Bateleur Eagle
Immature Bateleur Eagle
Immature Bateleur Eagle
Immature Bateleur Eagle
White-headed Vulture
White-headed Vulture
White-headed vulture chases off the immature Bateleur Eagle and Spotted Hyena
White-headed vulture chases off the immature Bateleur Eagle and Spotted Hyena
White-headed Vulture
White-headed Vulture
Saddlebill Stork, near Governor's Camp
Saddlebill Stork, near Governor's Camp
Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala)
Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala)
Zebra Dove, Mahé Island, Seychelles
Zebra Dove, Mahé Island, Seychelles
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MaliNov06 251.jpg
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MaliNov06 252.jpg
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MaliNov06 328.jpg
European Roller, Western Mali
European Roller, Western Mali
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MaliNov06 478.jpg
Gai - Ayam - Ji - Niwatori - Poulet - Hähnchen - Pollo - Chicken - Djaj
Gai - Ayam - Ji - Niwatori - Poulet - Hähnchen - Pollo - Chicken - Djaj
Helmeted Guineafowl (Perlhühner)
Helmeted Guineafowl (Perlhühner)
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MaliNov06 1449.jpg
Laughing Dove, Mali
Laughing Dove, Mali
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SenegalNov06 015.jpg
Vultures
Vultures
European Roller (thanks Peter!)
European Roller (thanks Peter!)
European Roller
European Roller
Little Bee-eater, Niger
Little Bee-eater, Niger
Great Egret, Niger
Great Egret, Niger
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NigerDec06 121.jpg
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NigerDec06 125.jpg
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NigerDec06 149.jpg
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NigerDec06 481.jpg
Egret in flight, Mali
Egret in flight, Mali
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MaliNov06 2702.jpg
Pied Kingfisher, Mali
Pied Kingfisher, Mali
Blue heron and flying egret, Niger River, Mali
Blue heron and flying egret, Niger River, Mali
Kingfisher diving, Mali
Kingfisher diving, Mali
Kingfisher hovering, Mali
Kingfisher hovering, Mali
Kingfisher and egrets perched on strange mounds along the riverbank, Mali
Kingfisher and egrets perched on strange mounds along the riverbank, Mali
Thick-billed Raven, Simien Lodge
Thick-billed Raven, Simien Lodge
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EthiopiaJan09 1480.jpg
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EthiopiaJan09 1777.jpg
Speckled Pigeon, Simien Mountains National Park
Speckled Pigeon, Simien Mountains National Park
Little Brown Bird
Little Brown Bird
Hemprich's Hornbill (?), Simien Mountains
Hemprich's Hornbill (?), Simien Mountains
Hemprich's Hornbill (?), Simien Mountains
Hemprich's Hornbill (?), Simien Mountains
African Fish Eagle, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
African Fish Eagle, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Little Bee Eater (Merops pusillus)
Little Bee Eater (Merops pusillus)
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CapeTownOct08 203.jpg
Female ostrich, Cape of Good Hope National Park
Female ostrich, Cape of Good Hope National Park
Little Bee Eater, Lake Tana
Little Bee Eater, Lake Tana
Kite - probably interested in the pigeons
Kite - probably interested in the pigeons
Speckled Pigeon
Speckled Pigeon
Great White Pelican, Lake Tana
Great White Pelican, Lake Tana
African Penguin, Boulders Beach
African Penguin, Boulders Beach
African Penguins during molting season (October)
African Penguins during molting season (October)
African Penguin (Spheniscus pemersus)
African Penguin (Spheniscus pemersus)
African penguin, Boulders Beach
African penguin, Boulders Beach
African penguin, Boulders Beach
African penguin, Boulders Beach
Egyptian geese with young
Egyptian geese with young
Egyptian goose with goslings
Egyptian goose with goslings
Greater Blue-eared Glossy Starling, Ethiopia
Greater Blue-eared Glossy Starling, Ethiopia
White-backed Vulture, Gondar
White-backed Vulture, Gondar
Speckled pigeon, Axum
Speckled pigeon, Axum
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EthiopiaJan09 2898.jpg
Bird nesting in the sandy soil, Signal Hill
Bird nesting in the sandy soil, Signal Hill
The Seven Olives puts out bird feeders around the patio
The Seven Olives puts out bird feeders around the patio
xxx with a Mountain Thrush, Seven Olives
xxx with a Mountain Thrush, Seven Olives
Egyptian goose, Cape Town
Egyptian goose, Cape Town
Egyptian Goose (Alpochen aegyptiacus) Cape Town
Egyptian Goose (Alpochen aegyptiacus) Cape Town
Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius)
Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius)
Secretary Birds are mainly terrestrial but can fly
Secretary Birds are mainly terrestrial but can fly
Safari Ostrich Farm, Oudtshoorn
Safari Ostrich Farm, Oudtshoorn
Safari Ostrich Farm, Oudtshoorn
Safari Ostrich Farm, Oudtshoorn
Egyptian geese, Knysna Lagoon
Egyptian geese, Knysna Lagoon
Egyptian goose in flight, Knysna
Egyptian goose in flight, Knysna
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SouthAfricaApr10 1268.jpg
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas), Namibia
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas), Namibia
Glossy Starling, Namibia
Glossy Starling, Namibia
Yellow-bellied Greenbul (Chlorocichla flaviventris)
Yellow-bellied Greenbul (Chlorocichla flaviventris)
Cape Griffon Vulture (Gyps coprotheres)
Cape Griffon Vulture (Gyps coprotheres)
Lilac Breasted Roller, Farm Olifantwater West
Lilac Breasted Roller, Farm Olifantwater West
Lilac Breasted Roller in flight, Farm Olifantwater West
Lilac Breasted Roller in flight, Farm Olifantwater West
Crimson-breasted Gonolek (formerly Crimson-breasted Shrike) Laniarius atrococcineus
Crimson-breasted Gonolek (formerly Crimson-breasted Shrike) Laniarius atrococcineus
Laughing Dove (Stigmatopelia senegalensis)
Laughing Dove (Stigmatopelia senegalensis)
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas), Namibia
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas), Namibia
African Jacana (Actophilornis africana), Kwando River, Namibia
African Jacana (Actophilornis africana), Kwando River, Namibia
African Jacana (Actophilornis africana), Kwando River, Namibia
African Jacana (Actophilornis africana), Kwando River, Namibia
Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis), Kafue National Park
Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis), Kafue National Park
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Zambia10 0125.jpg
Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta) in flight, Kafue National Park
Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta) in flight, Kafue National Park
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Zambia10 0233.jpg
African grass-owl (Tyto capensis) - or Barn Owl
African grass-owl (Tyto capensis) - or Barn Owl
Vulture soaring overhead
Vulture soaring overhead
African Skimmers (Rynchops flavirostris) circling over the Kafue River in front of McBride's Camp
African Skimmers (Rynchops flavirostris) circling over the Kafue River in front of McBride's Camp
African Skimmer (Rynchops flavirostris), Kafue National Park, Zambia
African Skimmer (Rynchops flavirostris), Kafue National Park, Zambia
Goshawk (Kaupifalco monogrammicus or Melierax metabates)
Goshawk (Kaupifalco monogrammicus or Melierax metabates)
African Fish Eagle, the National Bird of Zambia
African Fish Eagle, the National Bird of Zambia
The African skimmers still circling in the same spot several hours later
The African skimmers still circling in the same spot several hours later
Speckled Mousebird (Colius striatus)
Speckled Mousebird (Colius striatus)
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Zambia10 1147.jpg
African Spoonbill (Platalea alba) in flight, Bangweulu Swamps, Zambia
African Spoonbill (Platalea alba) in flight, Bangweulu Swamps, Zambia
Reed Cormorant (Phalacrocorax africanus), Bangweulu Swamps
Reed Cormorant (Phalacrocorax africanus), Bangweulu Swamps
Ibis (Sacred or Glossy) in flight over the Bangweulu Swamps, Zambia
Ibis (Sacred or Glossy) in flight over the Bangweulu Swamps, Zambia
Chickens, Bangweulu Swamp
Chickens, Bangweulu Swamp
Wattled Crane (Bugeranus carunculatus) in flight over the Bangweulu Swamps
Wattled Crane (Bugeranus carunculatus) in flight over the Bangweulu Swamps
Reed Cormorant (Phalacrocorax africanus) in flight over the Bangweulu Swampsin flight, Bangweulu Swamps, Zambia
Reed Cormorant (Phalacrocorax africanus) in flight over the Bangweulu Swampsin flight, Bangweulu Swamps, Zambia
Shoebills are especially prized by birders
Shoebills are especially prized by birders
Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex), Bangweulu Swamp, Zambia
Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex), Bangweulu Swamp, Zambia
Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex), Bangweulu Swamp, Zambia
Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex), Bangweulu Swamp, Zambia
Shoebill with its mouth open
Shoebill with its mouth open
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Zambia10 1419.jpg
Bird landing on a lily pad, Bangweulu Swamps
Bird landing on a lily pad, Bangweulu Swamps
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Zambia10 1463.jpg
Little Bee-eaters (Merops pusillus), Bangweulu Swamps
Little Bee-eaters (Merops pusillus), Bangweulu Swamps
African Openbilled Stork (Anastomus lamelligerus)
African Openbilled Stork (Anastomus lamelligerus)
Great Egret (Ardea alba) in flight, Bangweulu Swamps, Zambia
Great Egret (Ardea alba) in flight, Bangweulu Swamps, Zambia
Little Bee-eater (Merops pusillus), Bangweulu Swamps
Little Bee-eater (Merops pusillus), Bangweulu Swamps
Wattled Cranes (Bugeranus carunculatus), Bangweulu Swamps
Wattled Cranes (Bugeranus carunculatus), Bangweulu Swamps
Open-billed stork (Anastomus lamelligerus) in flight over the Bangweulu Swamps
Open-billed stork (Anastomus lamelligerus) in flight over the Bangweulu Swamps
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Zambia10 1788.jpg
Reed Cormorant (Phalacrocorax africanus), Bangweulu Swamps
Reed Cormorant (Phalacrocorax africanus), Bangweulu Swamps
Reed Cormorant (Phalacrocorax africanus), Bangweulu Swamps
Reed Cormorant (Phalacrocorax africanus), Bangweulu Swamps
Vulture in flight over the Chimbwi Airstrip
Vulture in flight over the Chimbwi Airstrip
Great White Egret on the edge of the Bangweulu Swamps
Great White Egret on the edge of the Bangweulu Swamps
Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus) perched on the windsock of Chimbwi Airstrip
Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus) perched on the windsock of Chimbwi Airstrip
Wattled crane with a herd of black lechwe
Wattled crane with a herd of black lechwe
Open Billed Stork, Bangweulu Flats
Open Billed Stork, Bangweulu Flats
African Green Pigeon (Treron calva)
African Green Pigeon (Treron calva)
Yellow Billed Stork in flight, South Luangwa National Park
Yellow Billed Stork in flight, South Luangwa National Park
Saddle-billed Stork on a branch
Saddle-billed Stork on a branch
Lilian's Lovebirds (Agapornis lilianae), also known as Nyasa Lovebirds, South Luangwa, Zambia
Lilian's Lovebirds (Agapornis lilianae), also known as Nyasa Lovebirds, South Luangwa, Zambia
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Botswana10 149.jpg
Blacksmith Plover (Vanellus armatus) walking past a ball of elephant poo
Blacksmith Plover (Vanellus armatus) walking past a ball of elephant poo
Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus) drying its wings
Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus) drying its wings
Egyptian goose (Alopochen aegyptiacus) in flight, Chobe National Park, Botswana
Egyptian goose (Alopochen aegyptiacus) in flight, Chobe National Park, Botswana
Blacksmith Plover (Vanellus armatus), Chobe National Park
Blacksmith Plover (Vanellus armatus), Chobe National Park
Egyptian geese, Chobe National Park
Egyptian geese, Chobe National Park
African Spoonbill (Platalea alba) wading in the Chobe River, Botswana
African Spoonbill (Platalea alba) wading in the Chobe River, Botswana
Great White Egret (Ardea alba melanorhynchos), Chobe National Park, Botswana
Great White Egret (Ardea alba melanorhynchos), Chobe National Park, Botswana
Marabou storks (Leptoptilos crumeniferus)
Marabou storks (Leptoptilos crumeniferus)
Brown Snake-eagle (Circaetus cinereus), Chobe
Brown Snake-eagle (Circaetus cinereus), Chobe
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Botswana10 494.jpg
African fish eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer) in flight over the northern Okavango
African fish eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer) in flight over the northern Okavango
African fish eagle circling overhead, Northern Okavango
African fish eagle circling overhead, Northern Okavango
African fish eagle in flight over the Northern Okavango, Botswana
African fish eagle in flight over the Northern Okavango, Botswana
White-Browed Robin Chat (Cossypha heuglini)
White-Browed Robin Chat (Cossypha heuglini)
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Botswana10 751.jpg
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Botswana10 766.jpg
Greater Blue-eared Glossy Starling (Lamprotornis chalybaeus), Botswana
Greater Blue-eared Glossy Starling (Lamprotornis chalybaeus), Botswana
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Botswana10 805.jpg
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Botswana10 807.jpg
Spur-winged Goose (Plectropterus gambensis) roosting - I had never seen a goose in a tree before...
Spur-winged Goose (Plectropterus gambensis) roosting - I had never seen a goose in a tree before...
Spur-winged Goose (Plectropterus gambensis) in flight over the Okavango Delta
Spur-winged Goose (Plectropterus gambensis) in flight over the Okavango Delta
Spur-winged Goose (Plectropterus gambensis) in flight over the Okavango Delta
Spur-winged Goose (Plectropterus gambensis) in flight over the Okavango Delta
African Fish Eagle perched over the Okavango Delta
African Fish Eagle perched over the Okavango Delta
African fish eagle
African fish eagle
Grey Lourie (Corythaixoides concolor), also known as Go-away-bird
Grey Lourie (Corythaixoides concolor), also known as Go-away-bird
Little Bee-eater (Merops pusillus), Botswana
Little Bee-eater (Merops pusillus), Botswana
Little Bee-eater (Merops pusillus), Botswana
Little Bee-eater (Merops pusillus), Botswana
Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis) in flight, Okavango Delta
Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis) in flight, Okavango Delta
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SudanDec09 1665.jpg
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SudanZDec09 063.jpg
Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis), Northern Sudan-Nubia
Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis), Northern Sudan-Nubia
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SudanZDec09 072.jpg
Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus), Sudan
Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus), Sudan
Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus), Sudan
Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus), Sudan
Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus)
Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus)
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SudanZDec09 278.jpg
Gull-billed Tern in flight (Gelochelidon nilotica)
Gull-billed Tern in flight (Gelochelidon nilotica)
Whimbrel in flight (Numenius phaeopus)
Whimbrel in flight (Numenius phaeopus)
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SudanZDec09 301.jpg
Western Reef Heron (white morph), Egretta gularis
Western Reef Heron (white morph), Egretta gularis
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Fruit with a Red-whiskered Bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus)
Zebra Dove (Geopelia striata), Grand Baie-Mauritius
Zebra Dove (Geopelia striata), Grand Baie-Mauritius
Mauritius Pink Pigeon (Nesoenas mayeri)
Mauritius Pink Pigeon (Nesoenas mayeri)
Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus)
Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus)
Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus), Mauritius
Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus), Mauritius
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