RDP: Birds of Tanzania

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.

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Lilac breasted roller takes flight in Tarangire National Park.
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White-browed coucal – Arusha National Park
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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.
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Silvery-cheeked hornbill, Arusha National Park
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Red-billed hornbill, Tarangire National Park
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Go-away birds, Tarangire National Park
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Vultures and storks fight over prey, Tarangire National Park
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Superb starling looking down on me from its perch, Serengeti National Park
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Red and yellow barbet, Tarangire National Park
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Egyptian geese, Tarangire National Park
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Crowned plover, Tarangire National Park
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Ground hornbill, Tarangire National Park
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Lilac-breasted roller, Tarangire National Park
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A male kori bustard displays his fancy tail feathers for a potential mate, Ngorongoro Crater.
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Yellow-billed stork, Ngorongoro Crater
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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
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Sacred ibis, Ngorongoro Crater
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Marabou stork, Ngorongoro Crater
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Sandgrouse, Serengeti National Park

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