Orange - Breasted Bush - Shrike
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.
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.