The last few days a shama has been remarkably tolerant of my presence. Yesterday I was chatting with our next door neighbor when one landed about ten feet away and proceeded to eat a very small anole lizard, biting it repeatedly in various areas before finally swallowing it whole.
Today, while I was mowing the lawn it hopped around looking for bugs while I passed with the mower within 5 feet or so.
Eventually I finished and sat down under the shower tree and yet again it walked around. I went in for a camera, returned, and shot a bunch of pics. Here is one of them:
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