The Spur-winged Lapwing or Spur-winged Plover (Vanellus spinosus) is a lapwing species, one of a group of largish waders in the family Charadriidae. It breeds around the eastern Mediterranean, and in a wide band from sub-Saharan west Africa to Arabia. The Greek and Turkish breeders are migratory, but other populations are resident. by elaine.hamilton.3344
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elaine.hamilton.3344 The Spur-winged Lapwing or Spur-winged Plover (Vanellus spinosus) is a lapwing species, one of a group of largish waders in the family Charadriidae. It breeds around the eastern Mediterranean, and in a wide band from sub-Saharan west Africa to Arabia. The Greek and Turkish breeders are migratory, but other populations are resident.
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The Spur-winged Lapwing or Spur-winged Plover (Vanellus spinosus) is a lapwing species, one of a group of largish waders in the family Charadriidae. It breeds around the eastern Mediterranean, and in a wide band from sub-Saharan west Africa to Arabia. The Greek and Turkish breeders are migratory, but other populations are resident. by cocokimi
cocokimi
cocokimi The Spur-winged Lapwing or Spur-winged Plover (Vanellus spinosus) is a lapwing species, one of a group of largish waders in the family Charadriidae. It breeds around the eastern Mediterranean, and in a wide band from sub-Saharan west Africa to Arabia. The Greek and Turkish breeders are migratory, but other populations are resident.
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Bateleur is a medium-sized eagle. It is a common resident species of the open savanna country in sub-Saharan Africa by MyohoDane
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MyohoDane Bateleur is a medium-sized eagle. It is a common resident species of the open savanna country in sub-Saharan Africa
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The Red-billed Hornbills are a group of hornbills found in savanna and woodland of sub-Saharan Africa by manuela
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manuela The Red-billed Hornbills are a group of hornbills found in savanna and woodland of sub-Saharan Africa
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The Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus) is a large eagle found in open and semi-open habitats of sub-Saharan Africa. by manuela
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manuela The Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus) is a large eagle found in open and semi-open habitats of sub-Saharan Africa.
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The Red Kite (Milvus milvus) is a medium-large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards, and harriers. The species is currently endemic to the Western Palearctic region in Europe and northwest Africa, It is resident in the milder parts of its range in western Europe and northwest Africa. Vagrants have reached north to Finland and south to Israel, Libya and Gambia by marissa
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marissa The Red Kite (Milvus milvus) is a medium-large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards, and harriers. The species is currently endemic to the Western Palearctic region in Europe and northwest Africa, It is resident in the milder parts of its range in western Europe and northwest Africa. Vagrants have reached north to Finland and south to Israel, Libya and Gambia
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The Green-backed Twinspot (Mandingoa nitidula) of Sub-Saharan Africa by elaine.hamilton.3344
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elaine.hamilton.3344 The Green-backed Twinspot (Mandingoa nitidula) of Sub-Saharan Africa
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Green bee-eaters are a widespread aerial insectivore found across sub-Saharan Africa from Senegal and the Gambia to Ethiopia, the Nile valley, W Arabia and Asia as far as India and Vietnam by lucia
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lucia Green bee-eaters are a widespread aerial insectivore found across sub-Saharan Africa from Senegal and the Gambia to Ethiopia, the Nile valley, W Arabia and Asia as far as India and Vietnam
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Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus) is a large eagle found in open and semi-open habitats of sub-Saharan Africa. It is the only member of the genus Polemaetus. by manuela
manuela
manuela Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus) is a large eagle found in open and semi-open habitats of sub-Saharan Africa. It is the only member of the genus Polemaetus.
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Orange Bishop (Euplectes franciscanus) is a resident breeding bird species in Africa south of the Sahara Desert and north of the Equator. by tamra
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tamra Orange Bishop (Euplectes franciscanus) is a resident breeding bird species in Africa south of the Sahara Desert and north of the Equator.
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The Violet-backed Starling (Cinnyricinclus leucogaster), also known as the Plum-coloured Starling or Amethyst Starling, is a relatively small species of starling in the Sturnidae family. This strongly sexually dimorphic species is found widely in woodland of mainland sub-Saharan Africa. SORRY! My apologies to the many who had pinned it for the wrong name PURPLE MARTIN in the earlier pin by sylvia alvarez
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sylvia alvarez The Violet-backed Starling (Cinnyricinclus leucogaster), also known as the Plum-coloured Starling or Amethyst Starling, is a relatively small species of starling in the Sturnidae family. This strongly sexually dimorphic species is found widely in woodland of mainland sub-Saharan Africa. SORRY! My apologies to the many who had pinned it for the wrong name PURPLE MARTIN in the earlier pin
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The Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla) is a small songbird of the New World warbler family (Parulidae). This migratory bird breeds in eastern North America and winters in Central America, many Caribbean Islands, Florida, and northern Venezuela by Carol's
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Carol's The Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla) is a small songbird of the New World warbler family (Parulidae). This migratory bird breeds in eastern North America and winters in Central America, many Caribbean Islands, Florida, and northern Venezuela
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The Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla) is a small songbird of the New World warbler family (Parulidae). This migratory bird breeds in eastern North America and winters in Central America, many Caribbean Islands, Florida, and northern Venezuela.[ by rosanne
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rosanne The Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla) is a small songbird of the New World warbler family (Parulidae). This migratory bird breeds in eastern North America and winters in Central America, many Caribbean Islands, Florida, and northern Venezuela.[
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Masked Shrike, Lanius nubicus. It breeds in SE Europe and the eastern end of the Mediterranean, with a separate population in western Iran by marissa
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marissa Masked Shrike, Lanius nubicus. It breeds in SE Europe and the eastern end of the Mediterranean, with a separate population in western Iran
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Orange Bishop, native of sub-Saharan Africa, naturalized parts of southern Europe & the USA. by manuela
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manuela Orange Bishop, native of sub-Saharan Africa, naturalized parts of southern Europe & the USA.
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The Lilac-breasted Roller is a member of the roller family of birds. It is widely distributed in sub-Saharan Africa and the southern Arabian Peninsula, preferring open woodland and savanna; it is largely absent from treeless places. Wikipedia by manuela
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manuela The Lilac-breasted Roller is a member of the roller family of birds. It is widely distributed in sub-Saharan Africa and the southern Arabian Peninsula, preferring open woodland and savanna; it is largely absent from treeless places. Wikipedia
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Gerenuks are long-necked species of antelopes found in Eastern Africa. They stand up to graze for food. by ashleyw
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ashleyw Gerenuks are long-necked species of antelopes found in Eastern Africa. They stand up to graze for food.
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Elephants are large mammals of the family Elephantidae and the order Proboscidea. Traditionally, two species are recognized, the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) and the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus). Elephants are scattered throughout sub-Saharan Africa, and South and Southeast Asia. They are the only surviving proboscideans; extinct species include mammoths and mastodons. Baby. by 407bianca
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407bianca Elephants are large mammals of the family Elephantidae and the order Proboscidea. Traditionally, two species are recognized, the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) and the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus). Elephants are scattered throughout sub-Saharan Africa, and South and Southeast Asia. They are the only surviving proboscideans; extinct species include mammoths and mastodons. Baby.
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The Emerald-spotted Wood Dove (Turtur chalcospilos) is a pigeon which is a widespread and often abundant resident breeding bird in eastern Africa from Ethiopia to South Africa. by Divonsir Borges
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Divonsir Borges The Emerald-spotted Wood Dove (Turtur chalcospilos) is a pigeon which is a widespread and often abundant resident breeding bird in eastern Africa from Ethiopia to South Africa.
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The Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) is a carnivorous bird in the kingfisher family Halcyonidae. Native to eastern Australia, it has also been introduced to parts of New Zealand, Tasmania and Western Australia. Male and female adults are similar in plumage, which is predominantly brown and white. A common and familiar bird, this species of kookaburra is well known for its laughing call. by christa
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christa The Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) is a carnivorous bird in the kingfisher family Halcyonidae. Native to eastern Australia, it has also been introduced to parts of New Zealand, Tasmania and Western Australia. Male and female adults are similar in plumage, which is predominantly brown and white. A common and familiar bird, this species of kookaburra is well known for its laughing call.
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Lilac-breasted Roller by Patrick Meier, via 500px: The national bird of Botswana, this member of the roller family is found in sub-Saharan Africa and the a southern Arabian Peninsula. by manuela
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manuela Lilac-breasted Roller by Patrick Meier, via 500px: The national bird of Botswana, this member of the roller family is found in sub-Saharan Africa and the a southern Arabian Peninsula.
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The Strawberry Poison Frog or Strawberry Poison-Dart Frog (Oophaga pumilio or Dendrobates pumilio) is a species of small amphibian poison dart frog found in Central America. It is common throughout its range, which extends from eastern central Nicaragua through Costa Rica and northwestern Panama. The species is often found in humid lowlands and premontane forest, but large populations are also found in disturbed areas such as plantations. by sherrie
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sherrie The Strawberry Poison Frog or Strawberry Poison-Dart Frog (Oophaga pumilio or Dendrobates pumilio) is a species of small amphibian poison dart frog found in Central America. It is common throughout its range, which extends from eastern central Nicaragua through Costa Rica and northwestern Panama. The species is often found in humid lowlands and premontane forest, but large populations are also found in disturbed areas such as plantations.
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"Archangel eagle" African Fish-Eagle. African Fish Eagles (Haliaeetus vocifer) are found throughout most of Sub-Saharan Africa. (Rated "Least Concern" (LC) on the IUCN Red List.) by manuela
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manuela "Archangel eagle" African Fish-Eagle. African Fish Eagles (Haliaeetus vocifer) are found throughout most of Sub-Saharan Africa. (Rated "Least Concern" (LC) on the IUCN Red List.)
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Bearded Barbet: tropical west Africa. Barbets are a group of near passerine birds w/ a worldwide tropical distribution by dominique
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dominique Bearded Barbet: tropical west Africa. Barbets are a group of near passerine birds w/ a worldwide tropical distribution
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Every 14 seconds a child is orphaned in Sub Saharan Africa as a result of AIDS and HIV. Something needs to be done.. by Selkie~gal
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Selkie~gal Every 14 seconds a child is orphaned in Sub Saharan Africa as a result of AIDS and HIV. Something needs to be done..
Oh my crumbs... No.. Creepy.
Sand cat...one of the smaller wild cats. The sand cat inhabits the arid regions in the Middle East. There are five distinct populations: two in the Sahara desert of northern Africa, one in southern Saudi Arabia, one around the Caspian Sea in Russia, and one in Pakistan. by bizz
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bizz Sand cat...one of the smaller wild cats. The sand cat inhabits the arid regions in the Middle East. There are five distinct populations: two in the Sahara desert of northern Africa, one in southern Saudi Arabia, one around the Caspian Sea in Russia, and one in Pakistan.
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Black-headed orioles breed in much of sub-Saharan Africa from Sudan and Ethiopia all the way down to South Africa. by elaine.hamilton.3344
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elaine.hamilton.3344 Black-headed orioles breed in much of sub-Saharan Africa from Sudan and Ethiopia all the way down to South Africa.
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Zelus - Often confused with deities, these ancient Greek angels are well-known for spreading jealousy and envy among human populations. They are said to stand guard at the doors of the throne-room of Zeus, and to cause potential intruders to tear each other apart with rage and jealousy. There are three other species of angels specifically designed to guard Zeus. by linda
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linda Zelus - Often confused with deities, these ancient Greek angels are well-known for spreading jealousy and envy among human populations. They are said to stand guard at the doors of the throne-room of Zeus, and to cause potential intruders to tear each other apart with rage and jealousy. There are three other species of angels specifically designed to guard Zeus.
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Once an endangered species in the United States, North American peregrine falcon populations have made a great comeback due to bans on usage of DDT and similar pesticides. Photograph by Michael Melford ..z by abigail
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abigail Once an endangered species in the United States, North American peregrine falcon populations have made a great comeback due to bans on usage of DDT and similar pesticides. Photograph by Michael Melford ..z
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Lilac-breasted Roller - sub-Saharan Africa and the southern Arabian Peninsula by elaine.hamilton.3344
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elaine.hamilton.3344 Lilac-breasted Roller - sub-Saharan Africa and the southern Arabian Peninsula
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Africa, South Luangwa National Park. Common or Burchell's Zebra foal. A race or sub-species known as Crawshay's Zebra, which lacks the shadow stripes of other southen African zebras. by juliet
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juliet Africa, South Luangwa National Park. Common or Burchell's Zebra foal. A race or sub-species known as Crawshay's Zebra, which lacks the shadow stripes of other southen African zebras.
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