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Boubou, Southern

Roberts No: 736

Highly vocal, pair sings duet frequently, ‘boubou’ and many other calls. Secretive. Forages by leaping, hopping and creeping through woody tangles.

Family Name:
Laniarius ferrugineus
Common Name:
Boubou, Southern
Size:
20 to 22 cm
Status:
Resident
Food:
insects, hairy caterpillars, bees, snails, birds’ eggs, nestlings, mice, fruit.