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Green-backed Camaroptera (Gray-backed) -- Camaroptera brachyura [brevicaudata Group]
Pied Crow -- Corvus albus
Common Bulbul (Dark-capped) -- Pycnonotus barbatus [tricolor Group]

Myles E. W. North
6 Nov 1964 at 18:15

    Geography
  • Kenya
    Locality
  • NAIROBI; KARURA FOREST
    Habitats
  • Montane Grassland
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  • Mono
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  • UHER 4000S
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  • Grampian DP5
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  • Parabola 43.2cm (17in)
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NOTES: C.S. INTERCEDENS. THIS BIRD IS AN INCREDIBLE MIMIC, INITATING AT LEAST SIX DIFFERENT SPECIES INCLUDING: MEROPS SP., CHRYSOCOCCYX CUPREUS ('HELLO JUDY'), SCOLD OF A SMALL MAMMAL POSSIBLY A SQUIRREL, TURDUS ABYSSINICUS, PYCNONOTUS LATIROSTRIS AND A HUMAN WHISTLE. DRIER TYPE MONTANE VEGETATION.

ML: Background subject changed from recordist's original identification of Camaroptera brachyura griseigula to Camaroptera brachyura [brevicaudata Group] to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015.

ML: Background subject changed from recordist's original identification of Pycnonotus barbatus tricolor to Pycnonotus barbatus [tricolor Group] to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015.

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