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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