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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Sheppardia cyornithopsis Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
13 cm Length

Tropical moist forest, swamp forest & plantations. Range:-  Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the CongoDemocratic Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and UgandaSee map

 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, possibly seeds and berries. Food  
6544 - TSN: 562985 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

If you have sound recording of the Muscicapidae please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Czech: červenka lejskovitá, Cervenka lucní
Danish: Rustakalat
German: Schnäpperrötel, Schnäpper-Rötel
English: Akalat, Common Akalat, Lowland Akalat, Lowland Akelat, Whiskered Akalat
Spanish: Akelat Occidental
Estonian: ruugerind (musanga-ruugerind)
Finnish: Rusorinta
French: Akalat à moustaches, Merle rougegorge, Merle rouge-gorge, Rougegorge merle
Italian: Akalat di pianura, Akelat comune
Japanese: higehimekomadori
Japanese: ヒゲヒメコマドリ
Latin: Erithacus cyornithopsis, Sheppardia cyornithopsis
Dutch: Congoakalat, Kongo-akalat
Norwegian: Vestakalat
Polish: koloratka lesna, koloratka leśna
Russian: Низинный акалат
Slovak: akalat nížinný
Swedish: Låglandsakalat
Swahili: Zuwanende Mbavu-nyekundu
Chinese: 须阿卡拉鸲

Sheppardia cyornithopsis
Sheppardia cyornithopsis acholiensis
Sheppardia cyornithopsis cyornithopsis
Sheppardia cyornithopsis houghtoni
Sheppardia cyornithopsis lopesi
Sheppardia cyornithopsis lopezi
Sheppardia cyornithopsis pallidigularis

  • Sheppardia cyornithopsis cyornithopsis: Lowland forests of S Cameroon and Gabon
  • Sheppardia cyornithopsis houghtoni: Lowlands of Guinea to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ivory Coast
  • Sheppardia cyornithopsis lopesi: Lowland forests of E Zaire to W Uganda and NW Tanzania

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