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African Scrub-Robin

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Cercotrichas minor Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
15 cm Length

Forest, savanna & shrubland. Found in:- Cameroon, Chad, Djibouti, EritreaEthiopia, Gambia, Mali Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia & Sudan.

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3 - 5 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms. Food  
Often considered a sub-species of Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin Habits
6596 TSN: 559130 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

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AKA:- Czech: pěvec senegambijskż
Danish: Lille Tręnattergal
German: Heckensänger
English: African Scrub Robin, African Scrub-Robin, Lesser Rufous Bush-Chat, Rufous bush robin, Rufous scrub robin, Sahel Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin
French: Agrobate menu
Latin: Cercotrichas galactotes minor, Cercotrichas galactotes oliviae, Cercotrichas minor, Erythropygia galactotes minor, Erythropygia minor
Dutch: Afrikaanse Waaierstaart
Norwegian: Sahelhekkskvett
Polish: drozdówka sudanska, drozdówka sudańska
Slovak: žltorķtka krovinovį
Chinese: 非洲薮鸲

Cercotrichas minor
Cercotrichas minor hamertoni
Cercotrichas minor minor

  • Cercotrichas minor minor: Senegambia to Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia and N Somalia
  • Cercotrichas minor hamertoni: E Somalia (Beira and Wagar mountains)
Source: Clements checklist 2012

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