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Boulder Chat

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Pinarornis plumosus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
23-27cm Length
Tropical dry savanna, rocky areas, inland cliffs. Range:- Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia & Zimbabwe.

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2-3 greenish, white, eggs, speckled red brown incubation  days, fledging 14 - 17 days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, small lizards.     Food  
Occurs singly or pairs, sometime small groups. Habits
6694 - TSN: 562171 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Afrikaans: Swartberglyster
Czech: Pevec skalní, skalníčkovec černý
Danish: Kratdrossel
German: Steindroßling, Steinspringer
English: Boulder Chat, Boulder Rock-Chat, Matopo Sooty Babbler, Sooty Babbler, Sooty Chat, Sooty Rock Chat, Sooty Rock Jumper, Sooty Rock-Chat
Spanish: Zorzal Roquero
Finnish: Lohkarerastas, lohkaretasku
French: Merle des rochers, Rochassier des éboulis, Traquet sauteur d'éboulis
Hungarian: kövi ugró rozsdafarkú
Italian: Merlo dei macigni, Sassicolo delle pietraie
Japanese: iwatobihitaki
Japanese: イワトビヒタキ
Latin: Pinarornis plumosus, Pinarornis plumosus plumosus, Pinarornis plumosus rhodesiae
Dutch: Steenspringer
Norwegian: Kopjeskvett
Polish: granitowiec
Portuguese: Chasco-das-rochas
Russian: Камнелаз
Slovak: tmavoskaliar zápoľový
Swedish: Kopjeskvätta
Chinese: 暗色石(即鸟), 暗色鵖

Pinarornis plumosus
Pinarornis plumosus plumosus
Pinarornis plumosus rhodesiae


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