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Latin name

 

Laniarius atrococcineus

Family

 

Tree birds

Size

 

Length 23 cm

Weight

 

40 - 55 g

Colour

 

Above jet black with conspicuous white wingstripe; below brilliant crimson.

Appearance

 

The boubous, except for crimson underparts.

Habitat

 

Semi-arid scrub and thornveld, lighter bushveld.