brown back; rufous wing; grey underparts (South Africa; 2007-06-30)

Black-crowned Tchagra
Tchagra senegalus

Native Range: Africa

Notes: tchagras are buffy-grey bushshrikes with rufous wings, diagnostic head patterns, and white tips to their outer tail feathers; they forage mostly on the ground and in low bushes; this particular species is the most widespread of several tchagra species in Africa.

black crown; buffy-above-black eyestripes (South Africa; 2007-06-30)

posing for a head portrait (South Africa; 2007-06-30)