Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Birds in Lalibela, Ethiopia

Lalibela in Ethiopia is a famous place for the rock-hewn churches, but the surroundings are home to many birds. Especially smaller ones, like bee eaters or starlings are very common.
black-eared wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica) in Ethiopia
Black-eared Wheatear

greater blue-eared glossy-starling (Lamprotornis chalybaeus)
Greater Blue-eared Glossy-starling 

northern fiscal (Lanius humeralis)
Northern Fiscal 

groundscraper thrush (Psophocichla litsitsirupa)
Groundscraper Thrush

 little bee-eater (Merops pusillus)
Little Bee-eater

Shared with Wild Bird Wednesday

13 comments:

  1. Awesome collection of birds. The little bee-eater is my favorite.. Gorgeous photos!

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  2. Wonderful images of all these lovely birds..

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  3. Five very different birds however all very beautiul

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  4. Great photos, wonderful birds. Through your camera you see in all its beauty!

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  5. great birds all of them. .) The glossy starling looks cool with hat eye.

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  6. Wow! Such amazing birds and super pictures.

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  7. Brilliant birds in lovely African Christian. the Black-eared Wheatear is stunning and the Groundscraper Thrush a new one on me - what an unusual name.

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  8. Wow...all so very VERY impressive!!!

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  9. Hi1 Wonderful collection of beautiful birds. They are breathtakingly beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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  10. Wonderful photos. These are all gorgeous birds.

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  11. Such beautiful, interesting birds!

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  12. What a group of beautiful birds. That red-eyed Glossy Starling is impressive.

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