Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Flycatchers :: Sooty Chat

Sooty Chat Myrmecocichla nigra

Described by: Vieillot (1818)
Alternate common name(s): Sooty Anteater-chat
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Kenya - Jun 16, 2009 © Glen Tepke  Kenya - Aug, 2003 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Masai Mara, Kenya - Sep 10, 2007 © Larry Sirvio  Masai Mara, Kenya - Sep 10, 2007 © Larry Sirvio 
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Tropical Africa;
Highly fragemented distribution;
Sengal, Guinea, n. Nigeria, highlands of Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, s. Sudan, ne. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, w. Kenya s. to s. Angola, s. Zaire, w. and c. Zambia and Tanzania.


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


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