Phyllastrephus terrestris   Terrestrial Brownbul  Boskrapper
Terrestrial Brownbul
Driefontein, Dec 2018

A breeding resident. Uncommon; occurs widely but very sparsely across the Waterberg, and even less frequently in the surrounding thorn savanna (79% in, 21% out; recorded in 16% of the Waterberg pentads); frequents wooded thickets, typically along rivers or at the base of rocky ridges; found singly, in pairs or in small family groups; an elusive, skulking bird, mostly detected from hearing its raspy call in the undergrowth. Breeds in summer.
Terrestrial Brownbul Waterberg distribution
Terrestrial Brownbul
Waterberg Farmstay, Oct 2015

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