bokmakierie


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bokmakierie

(ˌbɒkməˈkɪərɪ)
n
(Animals) South African a large yellow shrike, Telephorus zeylonus, of southern Africa, known for its melodious song
[C19: from Afrikaans, imitative of its call]
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The bokmakierie (a bushshrike, Telophorus zeyloms) was said to come to inform Bushmen (not involved in the theft) of other Bushmen stealing cattle, telling them of 'bad things which it knows'.
Die kleure van hierdie land se vlag is swart, geel en groen, want die bokmakierie is 'n geel en groen voel met 'n swart dwarsstrook onder die keel.
Mpumalanga: 1[female] Klaserie, Bokmakierie Game Farm (24.33[degrees]S 31.02[degrees]E), 8.iv.2001, R.
Limpopo Province: 1 [female] Klaserie, Bokmakierie Game Farm, tent camp, 24[degrees]33'S 31[degrees]02'E, open sandy area, dry river bed, 11.iv.2001, R.
They owe much to the smell of the seabush at Schoenmakerskop, to dried, crunching peppercorns in New Bethesda, to the sound of bokmakieries [birds], to the smell of burning rubber.