Bare-eye Thrush (Turdus tephronotus)

Photo@Joseph Aengwo

Bare-eyed Thrush has Brownish-grey above; blackish speckles on throat, pale grey breast and rufous belly. The orange-yellow patch of bare skin around the eye is diagnostic. It is widely spread in Arid lowlands, agricultural fields, dry savanna and dry shrubland of Eastern Kenya  and monotypic. His behavior is Fairly inconspicuous, although locally common. The diet includes fruit.

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I am passionate about ornithology and the environment. I love to bird watch anywhere I can! I am involved with the Lake Baringo Biodiversity Conservation Group and also run an local eco-tourism company Silent Fliers of Kenya Safaris that specializes in birding, Wildlife photography and general wildlife holidays in East Africa
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