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Clever little hunters: catching Capped Wheatear and Mountain Wheatear in the Namibian semi-desert

Ursula Franke-Bryson

...I fell in love with these beautiful birds who sing in the silence and darkness of a desert morning and give us company around the lonely house we rent for the summer months on our yearly ringing expeditions. Although described as often tame, they made us laugh and think with their unexpected behaviour. ...

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