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Alternative name: Hinde's Pied-Babbler
With 20 - 23cm (7Â¾-9 in) a smallish piebald Turdoides-babbler. No two individuals quite alike:
Kenya, near Mt Kenya.
Thickets and woodland within semi-arid areas and moist, fertile land largely cleared for agriculture.
No information about diet, feeds probably on invertebrates, berries and seeds.
Breeding season in February, April and from August to October. Co-operative breeder. Clutches of 2-3 eggs are laid in nests built at 1-3 m, usually in thickets. The nest is an open cup made of grass.
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