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silverbird

Empidornis semipartitus

Description:

The silverbird (Empidornis semipartitus) is an Old World flycatcher native to Eastern Africa, from Sudan to Tanzania. The species is the only member of the genus Empidornis. The silverbird is a stunning flycatcher of open areas west of the Rift Valley, silvery grey above and tawny orange below, looking superficially like the N American Robin. Juveniles have black-bordered tawny spots on upperparts, mottled buff and black on throats and breasts.

Habitat:

serengeti

Notes:

We saw these from tarangire through the serengeti

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KarenSaxton
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KarenSaxton

Spotted on Dec 25, 2017
Submitted on May 16, 2020

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