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    Another Tanzania Bird ID Request

    Looks good. At the moment I'm looking forward to the new Princeton guide to the birds of Argentina and the South Atlantic.
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    Another Tanzania Bird ID Request

    In my book bird #4 on that plate is listed as Fawn-coloured Lark / ssp Mirafra africanoides intercedens. Not much help when I'm looking in the index for Foxy Lark / Calendulauda alopex. When you get past all the taxonomic flux of the last 20 years it's apparently the same species. Which...
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    Another Tanzania Bird ID Request

    Thanks! I took a look at some EBird photos and it does look good for Foxy Lark. Obviously I need a new field guide. I have been using the Helm Guide to Birds of Kenya & Northern Tanzania (2001). It does not include Foxy Lark or any of its alternate names: Abyssinian Lark, Abyssinian...
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    Another Tanzania Bird ID Request

    We saw this bird at Tarangire National Park on Feb 25th, 2015. It's a smallish passerine and from the shape and bill I suspect it's a lark. But I haven't found anything in my field guide with this combination of strong white supercilium and buffy breast with light striping. Any thoughts? Anthony
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