Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
zeylonus
NOTES

A common resident bird about 23 long and weighing about 70 g. Eats insects, small lizards and frogs. Spends much time on the ground. Has a wide range of different calls.


AUTHORITY
(Linnaeus, 1766)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Has a grey head and very distinctive black gorget
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Bokmakierie
Habitat
NOTES: Likes scattered bush patches in open country. Often seen flying across the road
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Malaconotus zeylonicus



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