Magpie Shrike
Urolestes (Corvinella) melanoleuca
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Regarding the upper photos: two magpie shrikes were sitting in the bush when two more flew in; the first two began to display while the others sat passively. The display was brief and all four then flew off (Tarangire, 1-97).The left 2nd row bird was seen in Ruaha (7-02). The bird sitting on a nest in a small acacia tree about 2 m. above ground was at Pofu campsite in the (Serengeti, 6-11). All the other photos were taken in Tarangire. Click the photo above to see 19 enlargements including immatures and juveniles.

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