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Sunday, October 6, 2013

Southern Boubou

A medium size bird with the white breast feathers turning orange towards the underside.

It is found along the eastern coast and most of the Gauteng, Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces where it is a common resident.
 Forages for insects by hopping along the ground in thickets.


3 comments:

Sue C said...

Beautiful photos Joan! I especially like the second one, it pulls on the heartstrings.

Firefly said...

He looks all fluffed up

Dave said...

Another lovely species, I saw these close up at De Hoop NR