Dance performance at the Bahurutshe Cultural Village
Dance performance at the Bahurutshe Cultural Village
Burshell Zebra in the Mist
Burshell Zebra in the Mist
Okavango River
Okavango River
Lillies
Lillies
Painted Reed Frog on a Day Water Lily Flower
Painted Reed Frog on a Day Water Lily Flower

Orange-Breasted Bush - Shrike

Orange-Breasted Bush - Shrike

Description

This is a dramatically beautiful bird, with a yellow forehead and eyebrow, grey head and face. The under parts are pale yellow with a faint tinge of orange. It is a common resident, shy and unobtrusive.

Voice

The call is repetitive with various fast phrases such as kew-tee-tee-tee-tee and what-to-to-doo. Its call is very common along the Limpopo River.

Behaviour and habitat

The bird lives in dense Acacia woodland and broad-leaved woodland such as miombo. Its food is insectivorous with most insects gleaned from the upper canopy.

Its’ nest is a shallow bowl of twigs placed in a thorn tree.