Southern African Birds

 

Back to Photo Library Home Page

Back to Birds Index

 

 

Click a thumbnail image below to open/download full-size photograph

(most images are 2000 pixels wide)

 

 

  Burnt-necked Eremomela

 

Eremomela usticollis

(656) 11 cm; 9 g

SEXES  Alike. Overall pale appearance with grey upperparts and whitish underparts. Longer bill and whitish (not buff) underparts distinguish it from Grey Penduline-Tit. Extent of narrow chestnut lower throat band variable, and usually absent in winter months.

JUV  Lacks chestnut cheeks and collar.

STATUS  Fairly common resident in suitable habitat. Sedentary and in pairs or groups of 4-6.

HABITAT  Favours fine-leaved Acacia woodland.

FOOD  Insects. Recorded feeding on aloe nectar.

CALL  Very high-pitched and rapid twee-twip-ti-ti-ti-ti—ti—ti...

BR  Monogamous. Thin-walled cup nest placed in upper foliage of Acacia tree.

 

Click for call

 

Cbn001

Disaneng, Maun

Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mk II

Lens: Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L

 

 

Cbn002

Disaneng, Maun

Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mk II

Lens: Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L

 

 

Cbn003

Disaneng, Maun

Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mk II

Lens: Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L

 

 

Cbn004

Disaneng, Maun

Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mk II

Lens: Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JACANA HOME PAGE | LEE OUZMAN PHOTO LIBRARY | CLASSIC VIDEO CLIPS | JACANA GREAT LIVES SITE

JACANA MOVIE INFO PAGE | ICONIC IMAGES | JACANA PHOTO LIBRARY | OLD MAUN PHOTO GALLERY

MAUN PHONE DIRECTORY | FREE FONTS | DEMOTIVATOR OF THE DAY | GENERAL LIBRARY | MAP LIBRARY

TECHNICAL LIBRARY | HOUSE PLANS LIBRARY | MAUN E-MAIL, WEBSITE & SKYPE LIST | BOTSWANA GPS CO-ORDINATES 

AFRICAN BIRD PHOTOGRAPHS | JACANA ASTRONOMY SITE | MAUN SAFARI WEB LINKS | JACANA WEATHER PAGE

  JACANA CROSSWORD LIBRARY | JACANA CARTOON PAGE | DEMOTIVATIONAL POSTERS

 

This web page was last updated on: 23 February, 2016