Monticola rupestris  Cape Rock Thrush  Kaapse Kliplyster
Cape Rock Thrush
Marakele, Mar 2018

Male left, female right

Probably a breeding resident. Rare; restricted to open, rocky landscapes in high-lying areas in the south and south-west of the Waterberg (recorded in 4% of the Waterberg pentads); singly or in pairs; care is needed to distinguish this species (especially females) from Short-toed Rock Thrush.
Cape Rock Thrush Waterberg distribution

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