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Cercomela familiaris Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
14 - 15 cm Length
Tropical shrubland, savanna, grassland and  arable land. Range:- Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, MalawiMaliMauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Toga, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia & Zimbabwe.

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Habitat
Altitude
Range
1(3)4 turquoise eggs speckled with pale rust, incubation 13 - 15 days, fledging 15 - 18 days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, possibly seeds and berries. Food  
  Habits
6678  - TSN: 916820 - Sub-species World Number
  Status

AKA:- Afrikaans: Gewone Spekvreter
Czech: Skalnícek rezavý, skalníček šedonědý
Danish: Rødhalet Stensmutte
German: Rostschwanz, Rostschwanzschmätzer, Rotschwanz
English: Familiar Chat, Red-tailed Chat, Spekvreter,
Spanish: Colinegro Familiar
Estonian: punasaba-kaljutäks
Finnish: Kalliotasku
French: Traquet de roche à queue rousse, Traquet familier, Traquet-de-roche à queue rousse
Italian: Codinero familiare, Sassicola familiare
Japanese: akaoiwabitaki
Japanese: アカオイワビタキ
Latin: Cercomela familiaris, Oenanthe familiaris
Lithuanian: Rusvoji juodauodegė
Dutch: Roodstaartspekvreter, Roodstaart-spekvreter
Norwegian: Ruststjert
Polish: szareczka rdzawosterna
Portuguese: Chasco-familiar
Russian: Обыкновенная церкомела
Slovak: skaliarik červenochvostý
Sotho, Southern: Letlerenyane
Swedish: Roststjärt, roststjärtad stenskvätta
Swahili: Chati Kiuno-chekundu
Turkish: paskuyruk
Xhosa: Isikretyane
Chinese: 红尾岩(即鸟), 红尾岩鵖
Zulu: umBexe

Sub-species
Cercomela familiaris
Cercomela familiaris actuosa
Cercomela familiaris angolensis
Cercomela familiaris damarensis
Cercomela familiaris dodsoni
Cercomela familiaris falkensteini
Cercomela familiaris familiaris
Cercomela familiaris galtoni
Cercomela familiaris gambagae
Cercomela familiaris genderuensis
Cercomela familiaris hellmayri
Cercomela familiaris hoeschi
Cercomela familiaris modesta
Cercomela familiaris omoensis
Cercomela familiaris richardi
Cercomela familiaris senaarensis
Cercomela familiaris tessmanni

  • Oenanthe familiaris familiaris: southwestern South Africa
  • Oenanthe familiaris falkensteini (falkensteini): Ghana to SW Sudan, N Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya
  • Oenanthe familiaris falkensteini (modesta): NE Angola to Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique
  • Oenanthe familiaris omoensis: SE Sudan (Boma Hills) to SW Ethiopia
  • Oenanthe familiaris angolensis: W Angola to N Namibia
  • Oenanthe familiaris galtoni: eastern Namibia to western Botswana and northwestern South Africa
  • Oenanthe familiaris hellmayri: southeastern Botswana, Zimbabwe, and east central South Africa (south to Free State)
  • Oenanthe familiaris actuosa: Lesotho and southeastern South Africa (Eastern Cape to western Kwasulu-Natal)
Source: Clements checklist 2012

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