Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Flycatchers :: Cape Robin-Chat

Cape Robin-Chat Cossypha caffra

Described by: Linnaeus (1771)
Alternate common name(s): Cape Robin-chat, Cape Robin, Common Robin-chat, Robin-chat
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Aberdares National Park, Kenya - Jun 11, 2009 © Glen Tepke  Kenya - Aug, 2003 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Kenya - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa - Nov 8, 2004 © Andy Balinsky  Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Jun, 2005 © Victor Roberts 
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E. and s. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) S. Sudan and Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, w. and se. Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, e. Zimbabwe, and Mozambique.
(2) Ce. Zaire (Kivu area).
(3) S. Namibia and South Africa (w. Transvaal).
(4) South Africa (e. Transvaal, Natal, Swaziland, Cape Province).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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