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A Bird A Day (The ones that got away) – Day 32 : Speckled Pigeon

Day 32 of a series illustrating some of the fantastic birds we see here on Lake Victoria and across Tanzania. Sadly there weren’t enough days in June – so here are some of the birds which got away. This is a recent visitor to our garden but is found widely locally

Speckled Pigeon


African Green Pigeon 

This one is not local but found in along the Indian Ocean coast.


Mwanza Overview

This afternoon we have met up with an American expat friend of ours for lunch and a chat. It was good to talk.    IMG_1785

We went to a local Hotel for a meal. The Pigeon has an affordable restaurant with great views over Mwanza.

We’ve only been at night before but in the afternoon sunshine we had an amazing insight into ordinary Mwanzan life as we looked down from the seventh floor on the houses below.

In these houses, hidden behind the shop fronts everyday life goes on in Mwanza, cooking, washing, preparing foods, children playing all observed from high above. A unique perspective on Mwanzan life.