Marsh Tchagra

Bocagia minuta - Tchagra des marais

Tchagra des marais
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Malaconotidés

  • Genus
    :

    Bocagia

  • Species
    :

    minuta

Descriptor

Hartlaub, 1858

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 19 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 25 à 38 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Marsh Tchagra (Bocagia minuta) is a species of bird in the Malaconotidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Bocagia minuta minuta (Sierra Leone to Ethiopia, w Kenya and nw Tanzania)
  • Bocagia minuta reichenowi (e Tanzania, s Malawi, e Zimbabwe and Mozambique)
  • Bocagia minuta anchietae (Angola to sw Tanzania and n Malawi)

Foreign names

  • Tchagra des marais,
  • Chagra marismeña,
  • Picanço-dos-pauis,
  • Sumpftschagra,
  • Kleine Tsjagra,
  • Chagra di palude,
  • Sumptchagra,
  • Sumpsjagra,
  • čagra močiarna,
  • čagra černohlavý,
  • Lille Kratskade,
  • pikkupensaslepinkäinen,
  • txagra d'aiguamoll,
  • czagra płowa,
  • Болотная чагра,
  • ズグロヤブモズ,
  • 小红翅鵙,
  • 小紅翅伯勞,

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Seasonal/Intermittent/Irregular Rivers/Streams/Creeks, Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

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