Behold the Grey Go-Away Bird

These guys always make me chuckle.  The first time I encountered a grey go-away bird – which is very common all over southern Africa – I was working in the back yard and was startled by its sound, which at the time sounded like a child saying “heeyyyyy…” from about 10 feet away.  They will answer when you call back using their sound – “kweehhhh” (or “go-away”).  This is what a group sounds like:  kwehhh

 

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