Northern White-crowned Shrike
Eurocephalus rueppelli
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The northern white-crowned shrike is an east African endemic. The slideshow images 3-12 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 nest was seen in Mkomazi NP, courtesy of Lily Shallom; the 2nd row adult, Entebbe-Uganda, courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst; the other photos were taken in Tarangire; click the lower one to see a slideshow which includes fledges, juveniles, immatures and another nest.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-24 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Karine Van der Vurst, Mike Graham, Mladen Mates, Paul Oliver
Stuart Webb, Michael Harris, Lily Shallom

Last Update this page: 1-05-24