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 Red-fronted Tinkerbird

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Red-fronted tinkerbird
Pogoniulus pusillus Scientific name 
Piciformes                     Order
Lybiidae                  Family   
9-10.5 cm  length
Grassland, savanna, shrubland, forest and gardens up to 2,200 m in: Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania & Uganda Habitat-Altitude-Range
2-3 white eggs incubated by both parents. Clutch  
Fruit, berries and insects. Food   Diet
793 World Number

Least Concern


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Red-fronted Tinkerbird, Lake Langano

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