The Purple Grenadier (Uraeginthus ianthinogaster) is a fairly common bird of the Finch family, found in Kenya below 2200 metres, except in arid areas.

Length is 5.25" (13cm). It feeds on the ground, in bushy areas and thickets, on seeds. Found in pairs or small groups.

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Purple Grenadier

Purple Grenadier male & female, eating grass seeds.