tags: Gray Wren-warbler, Zambia Wren-warbler, Western Wren-warbler, Calamonastes simplex, Lesser Striped Swallow, Striped Swallow, Hirundo abyssinica, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz
Gray Wren-warbler (perched), also known as a Zambia Wren-warbler or Western Wren-warbler, Calamonastes simplex
, and a Lesser Striped Swallow (flying), also known as a Striped Swallow, Hirundo abyssinica
, photographed near the Pangani River Camp
, Tanzania, Africa. [I will identify this bird for you in 48 hours]
Image: Dan Logen, 14 January 2010 [
Nikon D300s, 600 mm VR lens. ISO 640, 1/640 sec, f/5, Exposure Compensation +3.7.
Please name at least one field mark that supports your identification.
You've seen one of these two African mystery bird species before, and it closely resembles a North American species as well, so you should be able to ID that bird to genus, at least (I admit that the other one is going to be challenging)
Review all mystery birds to date.