Nilaus afer  Brubru  Bontroklaksman
Mabalingwe Game Reserve, 2019

A breeding resident. Fairly common and widespread across the Waterberg, less so in the surrounding thorn savanna (56% in, 44% out; recorded in 80% of the Waterberg pentads); occurs in any woodland, favouring areas with tall trees; often detected from hearing the male's “bruuu” 'telephone' call; a regular member of mixed-species bird parties in winter. Breeds in summer.
Lephalale, May 2018
Brubru Waterberg distribution
Rankin's Pass, Jan 2018

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