Monthly Archives: November 2013

Yellow-throated Sandgrouse (Pterocles gutturalis)

Photo@Raymond Galea Yellow-throated Sandgrouse is a sexual diamorphic species The female and male both have a buff-yellow chin and throat. The male is olive-brown and unspotted with a black collar on its foreneck. Upper wing-coverts are tipped with a light … Continue reading

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Hildebrandt’s Starling (Lamprotornis hildebrandti)

Photo@Michael Sammut Hilderbrandt’s Starling is a red-eyed, and generally darker-toned than Superb Starling without a white breast band or vent. This species is confined to open woodland and open thorn bushes found in Arid and Semi-arid areas of the Great … Continue reading

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