Just writing to let you know that there has been the first really
significant movement this year of Barn Swallows across northern Tanzania.
Submitted by James on Sat, 2006-04-22 15:30. Angyata Osugat | Barn Swallows | migration | Mkomazi | Sooty Falcon
In an earlier report (to the world's Swallows, Swifts and Martins Yahoo egroup) posted from the Osugat plain, on the outer slopes of Mount Meru in northern Tanzania during March, I described a conspicuous daily eastward movement of Barn Swallows. I wrote as follows:
what is birdman seeing?
Klein's Camp Pemba Island Tarangire National Park Arusha Arusha National Park Pemba Arusha airport Bukoba Lake Burungi Lake Naivasha Expanding Eremic Zone Lake Manyara West Usambara Tanzania Afro-Palearctic Rift Valley Angyata Osugat Mount Meru Mkomazi Isles of Scilly Lark Plains Northern Tanzania Mesali Island Maweni Oldonyo Sambu Maasailand Kenya Lake Natron Minziro UK EU:25
European Roller Northern Wheatear Coracias garrulus Yellow-billed Stork Burchell's Zebra Vagrants Danaid Egg-Fly Athi Short-toed Lark Usambara Akalat Lammergeier Isabelline Wheatear Pink-breasted Lark Abbott's Starling Turkestan Shrike Red-tailed Bristlebill Globe Skimmer Lammergeyer Helmeted Guineafowl White-tailed Ant-trush Black Swift Cattle Egret Lesser Kestrel migrants and residents Dwarf Mongoose River Warbler Grey-headed Sparrow Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Broad-tailed Warbler Eurasian Nightjar Sooty Falcon Brown-backed Honeybird Brown-veined White White-throated Bee-eater Bar-tailed Trogon Barn Swallow Fox Kestrel African Mourning Dove Humpback Whale European migrants Variable Sunbird Singing Sisticola Chestnut Sparrow Foxy Lark Steppe Eagle African Ring-necked Dove White-spotted Flufftail Maccoa Duck Rufous-naped Lark Pallid Harrier Wandering Glider White-browed Coucal Lilac-breasted Roller Tree Pipit Marsh Warbler Tiger Monarchs Thrush Nightingale White-throated Bee-eaters Everybody Gerenuk Black-tailed Godwit Black Cuckoo-shrike White Helmet Shrike Ageratum conyzoides Sharpe's Starling Bulo Burti Boubou Greater Painted Snipe Fire-crested Alethe Little Greenbul African Golden Oriole Fischer's Starling Ayres Hawk-Eagle Malagasy Pond-heron Usambara Weaver Brown-crowned Tchagra Spotted Flycatcher Von der Decken's Hornbill Montagu's Harrier Rufous-crowned Roller Upcher's Warbler Male Banded Groundling Willow Warbler Chestnut Weaver Gyps Vultures Barn Swallows Scuacco Heron Ashy Starling Brown-chested Alethe Superb Starling Maasai Lark Speckle-fronted Weaver Eastern Chanting Goshawk Lantana camara Western Reef Egret Ashy Cisticola Patas Monkey Cabanis’s Bunting Fork-tailed Drongo Fischer's Sparrow Lark Upchars-Warbler Laughing (Palm) Dove Red-headed Weaver Olive-tree Warbler Booted Eagle Abbot's Starling Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Black Stork Short-tailed Lark Violet-backed Starling Charaxes Corncrake Beesley's Lark Hirundo rustica Basra Reed Warbler Amethyst Sunbird Eristalinus taeniops Blue-cheeked Bee-eaters Beesley's (Maasai) Lark Red-headed Bluebill Motacilla f. lutea Spotted Morning Thrush Albatross Purple Grenadier Madagascar Squacco Heron Capped Wheatear Mocking Cliff-Chat Red-winged Starling Typhoon Dragonfly Friedmann's Lark Blue-capped Cordon-bleu Kenrick's Starling Wheatear Malaconotidae African Cuckoo-Hawk Hildebrandt's Starling Ovenbird Usambara Eagle Owl Blue-shouldered Robin-chat Belenois spp. Ruppels Robin Chat Ayres's Hawk-Eagle Icterine Warbler Painted Lady Golden-breasted Starling Vultures Short-toed Eagle Lanner Falcon Streaky Seed-eater Bronze Sunbird Hartlaub's Turaco Sylvia atricapilla
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