Sylvia subcaerulea   Chestnut-vented Tit-babbler  Bosveldtjeriktik
Chestnut-vented Tit-babbler
Lephalale, Nov 2019

Probably a breeding resident. A thornveld species that occurs commonly in the surrounding thorn savanna, extending marginally into the Waterberg around the fringes and where thornveld occurs on the plateau (65% out, 35% in; recorded in 50% of the Waterberg pentads); occurs singly or in pairs, its presence usually detected from its cheerful song.
Chestnut-vented Tit-babbler Waterberg distribution
Chestnut-vented Tit-babbler
Lephalale, Oct 2017

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