Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/52417

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Turdidae
Genus:Certotricas
Genus species:Certotrichas paena

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:16 cm
Identification:The top of the kalahari scrub robin's head is grayish-brown. Its mantle, scapulars, and rump are a dull russet. The flight feathers are black with buff edges. The kalahari scrub robin's tail is tawny and black in color and is tipped with white. The eyes have a white and black stripe. Its underparts are uniformly buff or buff-white.
Habitat:Open scrub, open woodlands, savannah
Diet:Carnivore: insects, spiders, termites
Status:No special status

Other Information

Geographic:Southern Africa Date:1981-08 Subjects:perching birds
Kalahari scrub robin
Turdidae
Passeriformes
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata
Primo Record:https://colostate-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?vid=01COLSU&docid=01COLSU_DSPACE10217/52417