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Tawny Flanked Prinia

Tawny-flanked Prinia

Prinia subflava (Genus: Prinia, Javanese i.e. the name for these birds; Species: subflava, Latin = almost yellow) Timba (Shona - generic for all small cisticolas) …

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Paradise Flycatcher - Pair

African Paradise Flycatcher

Terpsiphone viridis (Genus: Terpsiphone, Greek = delightful voice; Species, viridis, Latin = green - presumably because of the greenish-tinged head) Kateredemu, zvigone (Shona),  Tchitrec d'Afrique(French),…

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Ngomakurira From A Distance

Granite Landscape

Places like Matopos, south of Bulawayo, and the Chinamora area, north of Harare, are associated iconic, granite-based landscapes. These landscapes are…

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Miombo Double-collared Sunbird

Miombo Double-collared Sunbird

Cinnyris manoensis (Genus: Cinnyris, Greek cinnyris = shining; Species: manoensis = place name, Mano, in SW Tanzania; "miombo" is the name of a certain kind of savanna vegetation…

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Kazungula Bridge - Close Up

Kazungula Bridge

This article is taken from the site https://bigthink.com/strange-maps/kazungula-bridge Big ideas.Once a week. Subscribe to our weekly newsletter. Why Africa’s newest super-bridge…

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Pin-tailed Whydah,

Pin-tailed Whydah

(Interestingly, the name 'whydah' is derived from a small town named 'Ouidah' on the coast of the ancient kingdom of 'Whydah'…

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Lizard Buzzard

Lizard Buzzard

Lizard BuzzardKaupifalco monogrammicus (Genus: Kaupifalco, after Johann Jakob von Kaup [1803-1873], German zoologist and author; Species: monogrammicus, Latin = mono, single; grammicus = mark i.e. with a single mark, signed,…

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