|Black-crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegalus
|Oued Massa, Morocco
The Black-crowned Tchagra is distributed mainly in Africa south of the Sahara but there are also populations in the Arabian Peninsula and in north-west Africa from Morocco to Libya. See the distribution map at Birdlife International.
It is found in a wide variety of open grassy or scrubby habitats.
|It forages on the ground mainly for insects but also small fruits, spiders, worms,
The song is melodic and lilting and there is a fair amount of regional variation on the basic theme.
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