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Moorland Chat

Alpine Chat, Hill Chat, Moorland Chat, Mountain Chat Colinegro Abisinio Cercomela sordida, Pinarochroa sordida Almenschmätzer Hedestensmutte Skalnícek slatinný, skalníček slatinný Traquet afroalpin, Traquet de roche alpestre, Traquet des collines Codinero di brughiera, Sassicola di Erlanger Chati-mlima miyamaiwabitaki ミヤマイワビタキ 山岩(即鸟), 山岩鵖

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Alpine Chat, Hill Chat, Moorland Chat, Mountain Chat Colinegro Abisinio Cercomela sordida, Pinarochroa sordida Almenschmätzer Hedestensmutte Skalnícek slatinný, skalníček slatinný Traquet afroalpin, Traquet de roche alpestre, Traquet des collines Codinero di brughiera, Sassicola di Erlanger Chati-mlima miyamaiwabitaki ミヤマイワビタキ 山岩(即鸟), 山岩鵖 range map

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Cercomela sordida Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
14 cm Length
Tropical high altitude shrubland common around giant heather, alpine grassland, moorland, rocky areas, pastureland, arable land. Between 2,100(3,400 - 4,400)5,200 m.  Range:- Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda.

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Habitat
Altitude
Range
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, possibly seeds and berries. Food  
  Habits
6683 - TSN: 916354 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Skalnícek slatinný, skalníček slatinný
Danish: Hedestensmutte
German: Almenschmätzer
English: Alpine Chat, Hill Chat, Moorland Chat, Mountain Chat
Spanish: Colinegro Abisinio
Estonian: mägi-kaljutäks
Finnish: kenianvuoritasku, Tuhkatasku
French: Traquet afroalpin, Traquet de roche alpestre, Traquet des collines
Italian: Codinero di brughiera, Sassicola di Erlanger
Japanese: miyamaiwabitaki
Japanese: ミヤマイワビタキ
Latin: Cercomela sordida, Pinarochroa sordida
Dutch: Tanzaniaanse Spekvreter
Norwegian: Bergskvett
Polish: szareczka ciemna
Russian: Одноцветный скромный чекан
Slovak: skaliarik vrchovský
Swedish: Bergsskvätta, hedskvätta
Swahili: Chati-mlima
Chinese: 山岩(即鸟), 山岩鵖

Sub-species
Cercomela sordida
Cercomela sordida djamdjamensis
Cercomela sordida erlangeri
Cercomela sordida ernesti
Cercomela sordida hypospodia
Cercomela sordida olimotiensis
Cercomela sordida rudolfi
Cercomela sordida schoana
Cercomela sordida sordida

  • Pinarochroa sordida sordida: High altitude moorlands of Ethiopia
  • Pinarochroa sordida ernesti (ernesti): N Kenya (Mt. Kenya and Aberdare Mountains)
  • Pinarochroa sordida ernesti (rudolfi): N Kenya (Mt. Elgon moorlands) and adjacent E Uganda
  • Pinarochroa sordida olimotiensis: High altitude moorlands of N Tanzania (Crater Highlands)
Source: Clements checklist 2012

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Alpine Chat, Hill Chat, Moorland Chat, Mountain Chat Colinegro Abisinio Cercomela sordida, Pinarochroa sordida Almenschmätzer Hedestensmutte Skalnícek slatinný, skalníček slatinný Traquet afroalpin, Traquet de roche alpestre, Traquet des collines Codinero di brughiera, Sassicola di Erlanger Chati-mlima miyamaiwabitaki ミヤマイワビタキ 山岩(即鸟), 山岩鵖

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