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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Emarginata schlegelii Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
15 - 18 cm Length
Tropical dry shrubland, (Karoo) grassland, arable land & urban areas. Below Between Up to  Range:- Endemic to Southern Africa Angola, Botswana, Namibia & South Africa:- Free State, Eastern Cape, Limpopo Province, Northern Cape & Western Cape.

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 2(3)5 light blue-green, speckled with pale rusteggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, possibly seeds and berries. Food  
6676 - TSN: 916852 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Afrikaans: Karoospekvreter
Czech: Skalnícek bledý, skalníček karuový
Danish: Hvidgumpet Stensmutte
German: Bleichschmätzer
English: Gray-rumped Chat, Grey-rumped Chat, Karoo Chat, Schlegel's Chat, White-rumped Sickle-winged Chat
Spanish: Colinegro del Karroo
Estonian: suur-kaljutäks
Finnish: Isokalliotasku
French: Traquet de roche pâle, Traquet de Schlegel, Traquet du Karoo, Traquet du Karroo
Italian: Codinero del karoo, Sassicola di Schlegel
Japanese: oguroiwabitaki
Japanese: オグロイワビタキ
Latin: Emarginata schlegelii, Cercomela schlegelii schlegelii
Dutch: Karoospekvreter, Karoo-spekvreter
Norwegian: Karooskvett
Polish: szareczka popielata
Portuguese: Chasco do Karoo
Russian: Каменка Кару
Slovak: skaliarik bledý
Swedish: Karooskvätta
Chinese: 施氏岩(即鸟), 施氏岩鵖

Emarginata schlegelii
Emarginata schlegelii benguellensis
Emarginata schlegelii kobosensis
Emarginata schlegelii namaquensis
Emarginata schlegelii pollux
Emarginata schlegelii schlegelii

  • marginata schlegelii schlegelii: Coastal Namibia (W Damaraland to Erongo Mountains)
  • Emarginata schlegelii benguellensis: Coastal SW Angola (Benguella escarpment)
  • Emarginata schlegelii namaquensis: southern Namibia and northwestern South Africa
  • Emarginata schlegelii kobosensis: Namibia (Great Namaqualand)
Source: Clements checklist 2012

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