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Double-banded Courser

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Double banded Courser Rhinoptilus africanus is a bird of dry open country with three distinct separate populations in the Horn of Africa, Kenya and Tanzania and South West Africa.

 

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These birds often spread their wings to attract predators and other animals away from their nests

 

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Lake Ndutu Serengeti Tanzania Feb 06

 

EOS20D + 100-400mm lens

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Double-banded Courser (Rhinoptilus africanus) photographed in Amboseli NP, Kenya in July 2012.

Canon 7D + 500mmIS lens + 1.4x TC on beanbag through open roof of a minivan.

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Tarangire National Park, Tanzania, August 2013 (now known as Two-banded Courser)

 

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