Anteater Chat

Myrmecocichla aethiops - Traquet brun

Traquet brun
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Muscicapidés

  • Genus
    :

    Myrmecocichla

  • Species
    :

    aethiops

Descriptor

Cabanis, 1850

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 19 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 47 à 66 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Anteater Chat (Myrmecocichla aethiops) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Myrmecocichla aethiops aethiops (e, c, w)
  • Myrmecocichla aethiops sudanensis (wc and c Sudan)
  • Myrmecocichla aethiops cryptoleuca (w and c Kenya to n Tanzania)

Foreign names

  • Traquet brun,
  • Zorzal-hormiguero Septentrional,
  • Formicário,
  • Rußschmätzer,
  • száheli hangyászcsuk,
  • Эфиопский муравьиный чекан,
  • 蚁鵖,
  • Bruine Miertapuit,
  • Sassicolo formichiero settentrionale,
  • Nordlig termitskvätta,
  • Termittskvett,
  • smolarek brunatny,
  • skaliarik tmavý,
  • bělořit termití,
  • Myrepikker,
  • sahelinmuurahaistasku,
  • ,
  • アリヒタキ,

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha)

Geographic range

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