Mocking Cliff-Chat

The Mocking Cliff-chat is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitat is dry savanna.

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The Mocking Cliff-Chat is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Mocking Cliff-chat (Myrmecocichla cinnamomeiventris) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitat is dry savanna. The White-crowned Cliff-chat (M. coronata) of West Africa is often included in this species. More

Mocking Cliff-Chat (Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris) at least one pair on the cliffs Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus) ‘winter visitor’ to the scrubby areas Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) visitor and passage migrant from Middle East and Russia Greater Whitethroat (S. communis icterops) common passage migrant from west central Asia Garden Warbler (S. More

page 958 also a picture of the Mocking Cliff-Chat on page 929. The Mocking Cliff-Chat belongs to the family of birds classified as Muscicapidae. According to the Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology the Mocking Cliff-Chat is also known by these other names: Cliff Chat, White-crowned Cliff-Chat. More

Mocking Cliff-Chat | Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris = The Mocking Cliff-Chat is a Southern African bird that belongs to the Muscicapidae bird family group which includes birds such as Thrushes, Robins, Chats, Old World Flycatchers. The description for the Mocking Cliff-Chat (Latin name Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris) can be found in the 7th Edition of the Roberts Birds of Southern Africa. More

Mocking Cliff-Chat - Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris Traquet à ventre roux = Traquet à ventre roux Le guide ornitho : Les 848 espèces d'Europe en 4000 dessins Gallery : © Christophe Sauveur Site web : OISEAUX du Bout du Monde Order : Passériformes Family : Muscicapidae Species : Mocking Cliff-Chat Sex : Male Age : Adult Reference: chsa65764 Other pictures More

Mocking Cliff-Chat (Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris) Mocking Clif Chat Mocking Clif Chat Mocking Clif Chat Locations for recordings with GPS coordinates page 1 Mocking Cliff Chat call Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris coronata (0:41) Mike Nelson XC46403 01-03-10, Ghana page 1 © 2005-2010 Xeno-canto Foundation. More

Mocking Cliff-Chat Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris = Described by: Lafresnaye (1836) Alternate common name(s): Mocking Cliff-chat, Bambara Cliff-chat, Abyssinian Cliff-chat, Ethiopian Cliff-chat, Common Cliff-chat, Cliff Chat, White-crowned Cliff-chat, Crowned Cliff-chat Old scientific name(s): Myrmecocichla cinnamomeiventris Photographs Location unknown - Date unknown More

Mocking Cliff-Chat Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris Length 20-23 cm; mass 46-51 g. Adult male: Glossy black, with rufous rump and belly, and white carpal (wrist) patch. Eye dark brown; bill, legs and feetblack. Adult female: Slaty black where male glossy black; deep chestnut where male rufous; no white patch on wing. Immature: Similar to adults, but duller. To take full advantage of Flickr, you should use a JavaScript-enabled browser and install the latest version of the Macromedia Flash Player. More

Mocking Cliff-Chat; Bambara Cliff-Chat; Abyssinian Cliff-Chat Links * Higher taxa: Life Vertebrata Aves Muscicapidae Thamnolaea Global map * IDnature guides: Bird_species, Bird_subspecies Names Scientific source: Integrated Taxonomic Information System Updated: 2010-05-16 17:12:49 gmt Discover Life | Top © Designed by The Polistes Corporation More

Mocking Cliff-Chat Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris = Ethiopia - Feb, 2008 More

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Mocking Cliff-chat - Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris The 8th delivery of the "Touched by Nature" series. The air was filled with late afternoon bird-calls as I was sitting in the Mphafa hide in the south-western region of the Hluhluwe-iMfoloze Game Reserve. The Mphafa hide is situated at the top of a rocky cliff that over looks a waterhole and in the wet season there would actually be a small water fall running over the cliff. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Muscicapidae
Genus : Myrmecocichla
Species : cinnamomeiventris
Authority : (Lafresnaye, 1836)
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