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Angola Cave-Chat

The little-known Angola Cave Chat is one of the country's more unusual endemics  (Nik Borrow)

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Xenocopsychus ansorgei Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
18-19 cm Length
Tropical moist shrubland, dry  savanna, rocky areas, dry caves and  subterranean habitats. Below Between Up to  Range:- Endemic to Angola.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, possibly seeds and berries. Food  
6586 - TSN: 563711 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

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AKA:- Czech: Drozdík angolský
Danish: Angoladrosselsanger
German: Höhlenrötel
English: Angola Cave Chat, Angola Cave-Chat, Angola Dyal-bird, Angola Robin-Chat, Angolan Cave Chat, Ansorge's Cave Chat, Ansorge's Cave-Chat, Ansorge's Robin-Chat
Spanish: Cosifa Angoleña
Finnish: Luolarastas, luolatasku
French: Cossyphe des grottes, Traquet d'Ansorge
Hungarian: tükröscsuk
Italian: Tordo delle grotte d'Angola, Tordo pettirosso di Ansorge
Japanese: sekireitsugumihitaki
Japanese: セキレイツグミヒタキ
Latin: Cossypha ansorgei, Xenocopsychus ansorgei
Dutch: Holenlawaaimaker
Norwegian: Grotteskvett
Polish: zlotokos srokaty, złotokos srokaty
Portuguese: Pisco-das-grutas
Russian: Пещерная чекановая горихвостка
Slovak: braliarik jaskynný
Swedish: Grottskvätta
Chinese: 穴䳭, 穴(即鸟), 穴鵖

Sub-species None known


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