Campephaga flava   Black Cuckooshrike  Swartkatakoeroe
Black Cuckooshrike
Kamonande, Mar 2021

A breeding summer visitor from the tropics, present between Oct and Apr. Fairly common, occurring widely across the Waterberg, less so in the surrounding thorn savanna (76% in, 24% out; recorded in 60% of the Waterberg pentads); frequents mature woodland, frequently along drainage lines; in pairs, their presence usually given away by their trilling call. Breeds in summer.
Distribution of Black Cuckooshrike Waterberg
Black Cuckooshrike male
Hermanusdoorns, Dec 2017

Black Cuckooshrike female
Hermanusdoorns, Mar 2017


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