Prodotiscus regulus   Brown-backed Honeybird  Skerpbekheuningvoël
Brown-backed Honeybird
Modimolle, Jan 2020

A breeding resident. Scarce, occurring sparsely across the Waterberg in wooded areas (recorded in 16% of the Waterberg pentads). It is unobtrusive, easily overlooked and easily mistaken for Spotted Flycatcher (and vice versa); when breeding, males call from high dead branches in woodland. Breeds in summer, parasitising cisticolas and prinias; in Nylsvley Nature Reserve the Neddicky is a recorded host.
Brown-backed Honeybird Waterberg distribution
Brown-backed Honeybird
BelaBela, Sep 2017

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