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Ian Fulton | profile | all galleries >> African Galleries >> Namibia (and a little of Botswana) >> Namibia Birds - Individual Species Gallery >> Bokmakierie tree view | thumbnails | slideshow

Blue Crane | Bokmakierie | African Hoopoe | Black Crake | Bare-cheeked Babbler | African Darter | African Grey Hornbill | African Jacana | African Mourning Dove | African Red-eyed Bulbul | African Skimmer | Bat Hawk | Black-chested Prinia | Cape Glossy Starling | Cape Gull | Carp's Tit | Chestnut-banded Plover | Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting | Coqui Francolin | Cormorant Platforms | Crowned Plover | Double-banded Courser | Emerald-spotted Wood Dove | Fork-tailed Drongo | Giant Kingfisher | Golden-tailed Woodpecker | Grassveld Pipit | Greater Flamingo | Greater Kestrel | Green Wood-hoopoe | Green-backed Heron | Grey Lourie | Groundscraper Thrush | Hartlaub's Babbler | Kori Bustard | Kurrichane Thrush | Magpie Shrike | Martial Eagle | Monteiro's Hornbill | Mountain Chat | Namaqua Sandgrouse | Northern Black Korhaan | Pale-winged Starling | Pearl-spotted Owlet | Pied Avocet | Pied Kingfisher | Pririt Batis | Racket-tailed Roller | Red-billed Spurfowl | Rosy-faced Lovebird | Ruppell's Korhaan | Sociable Weaver | Southern Carmine Bee-eater | Southern Masked Weaver | Temminck's Courser | White-fronted Bee-eater

Bokmakierie

(telophorus zeylonus)
The Bokmakierie is a species of Bush-Shrike which is (almost) endemic to arid parts of SW Africa. They are often found in pairs singing a characteristic duet song. Two of the images in this set are unfortunately of a recent road kill victim but they nicely illustrate the plumage details.
Bokmakierie, Spitzkoppe
Bokmakierie, Spitzkoppe
Bokmakierie, Spitzkoppe
Bokmakierie, Spitzkoppe
Bokmakierie, Spitzkoppe
Bokmakierie, Spitzkoppe
Bokmakierie, Spitzkoppe
Bokmakierie, Spitzkoppe
Bokmakierie, Khan River
Bokmakierie, Khan River
Bokmakierie, Khan River
Bokmakierie, Khan River