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Cape Rock Thrush
Length 21-22 cm (8Â¼-8Â¾ in), mass about 60 g.
 Similar Species
The male Sentinel Rock-Thrush is similar to the male Cape Rock Thrush, but the blue grey of the head extends to the back and upper breast. The male Short-toed Rock-Thrush has a blue-grey back and a whitish crown.
Cliffs and rocky slopes, and sometimes human settlements.
Solitary, in pairs, or in family groups. Attracted to burnt vegetation. Perches on rocks, shrubs or poles to sing or when alarmed.
Forages mainly for invertebrates on the ground; also eats seeds and fruit.
The cup-shaped nest is built in a crevice or on a ledge on a cliff or building; Two to four eggs are laid in summer (September to February).
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