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(Redirected from Olive Bush Shrike)
Alternative name: Rufous-breasted Bushshrike
Two morphs occur, a ruddy morph and a less-common olive morph. The ruddy morph has a grey crown and mantle, whitish lores, black (male) or grey (female) face and ear coverts, olive-green back, rump and wings, buffy rufous throat and chest and a greenish-buff belly. The olive morph has olive-green crown, mantle, back, rump and wings. The male has yellow lores and eyebrows, a black face and eyebrows, a black tail with yellow outer feathers, and rufous-yellow underparts. The female has a greyish-green face and ear coverts, an olive-green tail, and olive-yellow underparts.
Eastern and extreme southern Africa.
Forest, dense woodland and thickets.
Forages for invertibrates and small fruits in dense vegetation, often in mixed-spiecies bird parties. More often heard than seen; calls include slow teu--teu--teu--teu whistles.
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