Cape grassbird

photo by Brian Ralphs

Scientific classification

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Macrosphenidae

Subfamily

Sphenoeacus

Species

afer

Appearance

* Pretty small bird with brown streaked upperparts and whitish underparts with black spots
* Rufous crown and cheeks, white patch around the eyes and pretty long tail
* Size: about 17 cm

Habitat

Mountainous grassland

Countries

Africa

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