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Purple Grenadier (Uraeginthus ianthinogaster), Elementaita Lake, Kenya,

Purple Grenadier (Uraeginthus ianthinogaster), Elementaita Lake, Kenya,

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Uploaded 04 Jan 2012 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2012
From collection: African Biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The Purple Grenadier is a common bird in East Africa found in thorn scrub, dry grassland and open forest, which is also traded and held in captivity. Although it is a very colorful bird it is not always easy to spot in the wild.
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