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Tchagra, Anchieta's

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Lizet Grobbelaar
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Tchagra, Anchieta's

Unread post by Lizet Grobbelaar » Fri Nov 20, 2009 6:44 pm

Anchieta’s Tchagra Antichromus anchietae
Afrikaanse naam: Vleitjagra

A Small Tchagra with the male having a black cap, chestnut to brown upperparts and cream to buff underparts, the tail is black with a paler tip.
The female has a broad white supercilium also present in the Juv.
The eyes appear to be reddish-brown.

Uncommon localised resident.

Swampy areas with tall grass and mixed bracken. This female was one of a pair and photographed in the Honde-valley – Zimbabwe.

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