Yellow-spotted Petronia (Bush-sparrow)
Gymnoris pyrgita
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The color of the yellow-spotted bush-sparrow, formerly called the yellow-spotted petronia, varies from grey to grey-brown. The yellow throat spot is not always apparent, but varies in size from nil to quite large (see slideshow photos #8 & 9). The photos were taken at Yaida Valley, Lake Manyara and Engikaret; click the photo above to see 13 enlargements.
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Last Update this page: 9-27-22