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A photo of a Kalahari Scrub Robin (Cercotrichas paena)
Kalahari Scrub Robin

Kalahari Scrub Robin

Cercotrichas paena

The Kalahari scrub robin (Cercotricha paena) is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae. It is sometimes known as the sandy scrub robin. It is found in southern Angola, Botswana, Namibia, northern South Africa, and Zimbabwe, where it occurs in sandveld with low trees and scrub, on the edges of woodland, and in savanna. It will also inhabit human-altered environments including old fields and gardens. The species is common and not considered threatened by human activities.
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