Prinia flavicans   Black-chested Prinia  Swartbandlangstertjie

Black-chested Prinia
in summer plumage

A breeding resident. An arid savanna species that occurs commonly in the surrounding thorn savanna, extending marginally into the fringes of the Waterberg and elsewhere where outliers of thornveld occur (30% in, 70% out; recorded in 41% of the Waterberg pentads); frequents the shrubby under-storey of scattered trees in woodland or savanna; occurs singly or in pairs. Breeds in summer.
Black-chested Prinia Waterberg distribution
Black-chested Prinia
Hermanusdoorn, Mar 2020
in winter plumage

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