The Ragtag Daily Prompt today is bird. We saw and photographed a variety of colorful and unusual birds while on safari in Tanzania last February. Here is a sample.
Lilac breasted roller takes flight in Tarangire National Park.
White-browed coucal – Arusha National Park
Lesser flamingos on Momella Lakes, Arusha National Park. The only adult in this group is the taller, pinker bird on the left. The others are young – their feathers do not turn pink until they reach adulthood.
Silvery-cheeked hornbill, Arusha National Park
Red-billed hornbill, Tarangire National Park
Go-away birds, Tarangire National Park
Vultures and storks fight over prey, Tarangire National Park
Superb starling looking down on me from its perch, Serengeti National Park
Red and yellow barbet, Tarangire National Park
Egyptian geese, Tarangire National Park
Crowned plover, Tarangire National Park
Ground hornbill, Tarangire National Park
Lilac-breasted roller, Tarangire National Park
A male kori bustard displays his fancy tail feathers for a potential mate, Ngorongoro Crater.
Yellow-billed stork, Ngorongoro Crater
Baglafecht weavers followed us around at this spot where we had lunch. Some even got into the vehicle to peck the food right out of my hand! Ngorongoro Crater
Sacred ibis, Ngorongoro Crater
Marabou stork, Ngorongoro Crater
Sandgrouse, Serengeti National Park
11 thoughts on “RDP: Birds of Tanzania”
wow! thanks for sharing. I hadn’t seen any of these before
Karibu sana! (You’re welcome.) I’m glad you enjoyed them.
lovely and very sensitive post. the birds enchant in every way. thank you for making dawn here in Porto Alegre a moment of joy and peace.
Wonderful photos. The birds are quite different from what we get here in India, but at the same time recognizably related.
Your photos are stunning. Thank You sharing them. Have a good day!
I’m glad you enjoyed them! It was my first experience using my new (used) Sony camera with 300 mm telephoto lens.
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I wish I could visit Tanzania again in 2019 but I doubt it will happen. However, I have wonderful memories of your warm and friendly country!
What kinds of photos/articles do you need? Should I attach them to an email?