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Western Grey Plantain-eater

Posted by Mehedi Shams Rony on November 29, 2013 at 7:34 pm
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This is a snap of Western Grey Plantain-eater (Crinifer piscator). It was taken while the bird perched on a water faucet at the MRC campus in Fajara, Banjul, The Gambia. The bird is a relatively big one (about 2 ft). It is completely vegetarian. Feeds on plantain, mango, drumstick leaves, flowers etc. The camera model was Canon 1000D. The date taken was 8 Nov 2013.