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.
Endemic to South Africa
Insects, small lizards, snakes, birds, frogs.
The nest is a bulky bowl of twigs, stems and roots. It is placed in a dense hedge, bush or fork of leafy tree.