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Cossypha niveicapilla Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
22 cm Length
Tropical moist forest, mangrove forest. dry forest, shrubland, savanna, degraded former forest, rural gardens. Between 900 & 2,400 m  Range:-  Angola, Benin Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, , , Congo Democratic Rep. of CongoEthiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Maml iMauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo,Uganda.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, possibly seeds and berries. Food  
Very vocal at dusk. Habits
6584 TSN: 559540 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

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AKA:- Czech: drozdík bělotemenný, Drozdík šupinkový
Danish: Hvidisset Drosselsanger
German: Schneescheitelrötel, Weißscheitelrötel, Weißsheitel-Rötel
English: Snowy crowned Robin Chat, Snowy-crowned Robin, Snowy-crowned Robin Chat, Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat, Snowy-headed Robin Chat, Snowy-headed Robinchat, Snowy-headed Robin-Chat
Spanish: Cosifa Coroninívea
Estonian: tihniku-ruugeööbik
Finnish: Tiheikköpunarastas, tiheikköpunatasku
French: Cossyphe ŕ calotte neigeuse, Cossyphe ŕ couronne blanche, Cossyphe ŕ tęte blanche, Petit Cossyphe ŕ tęte blanche
Hungarian: fehérkontyos rozsdásrigó
Italian: Cossifa caponiveo, Tordo pettirosso testadineve
Japanese: shirodukintsugumihitaki, shirozukintsugumihitaki
Japanese: シロズキンツグミヒタキ, シロヅキンツグミヒタキ
Latin: Cossypa niveicapilla, Cossypha niveicapilla
Dutch: Witkruinlawaaimaker, Witkruin-lawaaimaker
Norwegian: Snřkronetrosteskvett
Polish: zlotokos siwoglowy, złotokos siwogłowy
Portuguese: Pisco-de-barrete-branco
Russian: Седоголовая чекановая горихвостка
Slovak: akalat čiapočkatý
Swedish: Rödnackad snĺrtrast
Swahili: Kurumbiza Utosi-mweupe
Chinese: 白冠歌䳭, 白冠歌(即鸟), 白冠歌鵖

Cossypha niveicapilla
Cossypha niveicapilla melanonota
Cossypha niveicapilla melanoptera
Cossypha niveicapilla niveicapilla
Cossypha niveicapilla verticalis

  • Cossypha niveicapilla niveicapilla: Senegal to s Sudan, sw Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania
  • Cossypha niveicapilla melanonota: Lake Victoria basin
Source: Clements checklist 2012

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