Tchagra senegalus    Black-crowned Tchagra  Swartkroontjagra
Black-crowned Tchagra
Verdracht, Mar 2020

A breeding resident. Common and widespread across the Waterberg, scarce and localised in the surrounding thorn savanna (70% in, 30% out; recorded in 77% of the Waterberg pentads); frequents broad-leafed woodland with a shrub under-storey; occurs singly or in pairs, its presence usually given away by its human-like whistling call. Breeds in summer.
Black-crowned Tchagra Waterberg distribution
Black-crowned Tchagra
Doorndraai Dam Nature Reserve, Jul 2018

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