Black-crowned tchagra
Appearance
The black forehead and crown and the paler upperparts differentiate it from other tchagras. it is also a larger, bolder bird and is more conspicuous in its behaviour.
Juvenile has a mottled crown and a horn-coloured bill.
Habitat
Mixed thornveld and riverine scrub.
Call
Song consists of a loud, whistled 'whee-cheree, cherooo, cheree-cherooo' on a descending scale, becoming slurred towards the end.

Names
(en) Black-crowned tchagra
(sc) Tchagra senegalus
(nl) Zwartkruintsjagra
(af) Swartkroontjagra