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

Familiar Chat Cercomela familiaris

Described by: Wilkes (1817)
Alternate common name(s): Red-tailed Chat
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


South Africa - Sep, 2001 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Windhoek, Namibia - 2004 © Dalena Mostert 
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Subsaharan Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) S. Mauritania, Sengal, Guinea, Ivory Coast, n. Ghana, Burkina Faso, sw. Mali, Togo, Benin and n. Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, sw. Sudan, and nw. Ethiopia, Uganda, Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, Angola, Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique.
(2) Se. Sudan and sw. Ethiopia.
(3) N. Angola and n. Namibia.
(4) E. Namibia, w. Botswana and South Africa (n. Cape Province).
(5) E. Botswana, Zimbabwe and e. South Africa (Transvaal).
(6) E. South Africa (n. Natal).
(7) S. Mozambique and South Africa (Natal and s. 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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