Definition of tchagra in English:
An African shrike (bird) that feeds mainly on the ground, typically having a brown back and black eyestripe.
- Genus Tchagra, family Laniidae: several species
- Bird sightings were starlings, oxpeckers, hoopoes, blue wax bills, and the black crown tchagras.
- Tchagra australis, Brown-crowned tchagra, is seen in low shrubbery in a thick forest patch at the bottom of a rocky hill.
- It can be a challenge to distinguish between the various tchagras unless good views are obtained.
Modern Latin, perhaps imitative.
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