Ant-eating Chat

Myrmecocichla formicivora - Traquet fourmilier

Traquet fourmilier
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Muscicapidés

  • Genus
    :

    Myrmecocichla

  • Species
    :

    formicivora

Descriptor

Wilkes, 1817

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 35 à 51 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Ant-eating Chat (Myrmecocichla formicivora) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Traquet fourmilier,
  • Zorzal-hormiguero Meridional,
  • Chasco-formigueiro-meridional,
  • Termitenschmätzer,
  • termeszrigó,
  • Kaapse Miertapuit,
  • Sassicolo formichiero meridionale,
  • Sydlig termitskvätta,
  • Maurskvett,
  • skaliarik termití,
  • bělořit jihoafrický,
  • Gråbrun Myrepikker,
  • muurahaistasku,
  • Swartpiek,
  • merla formiguera meridional,
  • smolarek łuskowany,
  • Южный муравьиный чекан,
  • ハジロアリヒタキ,
  • 南方蚁(即鸟),
  • 南方蟻鵖,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Subarctic ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry

Geographic range

Illustration

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