Bokmakierie Shrike 2017-04-18T14:58:35+00:00

Project Description

Animal Name: Bokmakierie Shrike
Scientific Name: Telophorus zeylonus Habitat:
Open habitats, including highveld koppies, karoo, fynbos and semi-desert scrub. Also found in parks and gardens in towns and cities, usually in pairs.

Distribution:
Endemic to South Africa

Diet:
Insects, small lizards, snakes, birds, frogs.

Reproduction:
The nest is a bulky bowl of twigs, stems and roots. It is placed in a dense hedge, bush or fork of leafy tree.