Northern White-crowned Shrike
Eurocephalus rueppelli
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The northern white-crowned shrike is an east African endemic. The slideshow images 2-12 show a bird finding a centipede on the ground, hesitating to pick it up, finally taking it to a nearby tree and eating it rather gingerly. The photo above was taken in Tarangire (9-06); click it to see the slideshow which shows fledges, juveniles, immatures and a nest.
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Last Update this page: 7-03-15