Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Telophorus
Family: Malaconotidae (Aves)
Taxon : Bird
Group : Animal

SPECIES
olivaceus
NOTES

A common resident bird of riverine forest. It is a secretive but vocal species which remains concealed in the mid- and top-level of the vegetation. It eats insects. Nests in trees about 3 m above the ground.


AUTHORITY
(Shaw, 1809)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
 


Colour
Notes: Occurs in two morphs a green one and a grey one. The olive green morph has yellow underparts and an olive forehead
Colour: Green
Notes: The grey morph has pale underparts with a rufous tinge and a grey forehead
Colour: Grey
Common Name
Olive bushshrike
Olyfboslaksman
Habitat
NOTES: Often heard in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Chlorophoneus olivaceus
Malaconotus olivaceus



Displayed by Skeleton
With thanks to Web Designer Hut
Designed by David the Swarfer