Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin

Cercotrichas galactotes - Agrobate roux

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Muscicapidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cercotrichas

  • Species
    :

    galactotes

Descriptor

Temminck, 1820

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 22 à 27 cm.
  • Weight
    : 20 à 25 g
Longevity

7 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin (Cercotrichas galactotes) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Cercotrichas galactotes galactotes (Iberian Pen., n Africa, Israel and sw Syria)
  • Cercotrichas galactotes syriaca (Balkans to w and s Turkey, w Syria and Lebanon)
  • Cercotrichas galactotes familiaris (se Turkey, Iraq and n and ne Arabia to s Kazakhstan, e Afghanistan and w Pakistan)
  • Cercotrichas galactotes minor (Senegal and Gambia to n Somalia)
  • Cercotrichas galactotes hamertoni (e Somalia)

Foreign names

  • Agrobate roux,
  • Alzacola Rojizo,
  • Solitário,
  • Heckensänger,
  • Tüskebujkáló,
  • Rosse Waaierstaart,
  • Usignolo d'Africa,
  • Trädnäktergal,
  • Hekkskvett,
  • žltorítka ryšavá,
  • pěvec ryšavý,
  • Trænattergal,
  • ruostepyrstö,
  • cuaenlairat comú,
  • Glaumgali,
  • drozdówka rdzawa,
  • rudastes strazdīgala,
  • mejačica,
  • Тугайный соловей,
  • オタテヤブコマドリ,
  • 棕薮鸲,
  • 棕藪鴝,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Seasonal/Intermittent/Irregular Rivers/Streams/Creeks ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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