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Congo Moor-Chat

Congo Moor-chat (Myrmecocichla tholloni)

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Myrmecocichla tholloni Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
18-19 cm Length
Tropical dry & seasonally flooded grassland, marshes, bogs. Range:- Angola, Central African Republic, Republic of the CongoDemocratic Republic of the Congo & Gabon.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, small lizards. Food  
6684 - TSN: 561391 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

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AKA:- Czech: bělořit středoafrický, Belorit západoafrický
Danish: Congomyrepikker
German: Kongo Schmätzer, Kongoschmätzer
English: Congo Moor Chat, Congo Moorchat, Congo Moor-Chat, Moor-chat, Thollon's Moor-chat
Spanish: Zorzal-hormiguero del Congo
Estonian: hele-termiiditäks
Finnish: Ruohikkotasku
French: Traquet du Congo, Traquet fourmilier du Congo, Traquet-fourmilier du Congo
Hungarian: kongói hangyászrigó
Italian: Sassicola del Congo, Sassicolo del Congo
Japanese: haiiroarihitaki
Japanese: ハイイロアリヒタキ
Latin: Myrmecocichla tholloni, Myrmecocichla tholloni chaboti, Myrmecocichla tholloni lynesi, Myrmecocichla tholloni tholloni
Dutch: Congomiertapuit, Kongo-miertapuit
Norwegian: Billeskvett
Polish: smolarek bialorzytny, smolarek białorzytny
Portuguese: Cartaxo -formigueiro-congoles
Russian: Конголезский муравьиный чекан
Slovak: skaliarik trávny
Swedish: Kongotermitskvätta
Chinese: 刚果蚁(即鸟), 刚果蚁鵖

Myrmecocichla tholloni
yrmecocichla tholloni chaboti
Myrmecocichla tholloni lynesi
Myrmecocichla tholloni tholloni

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