White-fronted Black Chat

The White-fronted Black-chat is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are moist savanna and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.

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

found our first “goodie” of the day - a White-fronted Black Chat sat on a pile of logs. More

White-fronted Black Chat (much more interesting in life than an all-black bird with a white forehead ought to be), Grey-fronted Negro-finch (a nesting pair), both African Pied and Piping Hornbills, and small groups of the noisy and highly mobile Swamp Palm Bulbul - and on the way home, the beautiful little White-throated Blue Swallow typically hawking over a wide river. More

Separate White-fronted Black Chat and Arnot's Chat from other species of Myrmecocichla to Pentholaea (Collar 2005) 18. Merge species of Madagascar rock thrushes (Pseudocossyphus) into Monticola (Outlaw et al 2007, Collar 2005, BLI) 19. More

pair of scarce White-fronted Black Chat, followed by a pair of striking Blue-bellied Roller and, as we turned for lunch, our first Red-necked Buzzard. The highlight of the return journey was a superb pair of White-throated Francolin, trying their best to remain hidden in a clump of grass, but just too inquisitive not to show themselves at all. After a welcome siesta and lunch we returned to the woodlands. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Muscicapidae
Genus : Myrmecocichla
Species : albifrons
Authority : (Rüppell, 1837)