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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Melaenornis pammelaina Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
 19 - 22 cm Length
Tropical dry shrubland, dry savanna,  arable land, plantations urban areas, rural gardens. Below Between Up to  Range:- Angola , Botswana, Burundi, , Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa ,Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda,
Zambia  &  Zimbabwe

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2(3)6 Greenidh white eggs, with reddish brown & greyish brown heavy spots of red incubation  13 - 14 days, fledging 15 days. Clutch
Arthropods. nectare of aloes, fruit. Food  
6432 TSN: 561027 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Afrikaans: Swartvlieevanger, SwartvlieŽvanger
Czech: Lejsek botswanskż, lejsek černolesklż
Danish: Drongofluesnapper
German: Drongoschnšpper, Glanzdrongoschnšpper, Glanz-Drongoschnšpper
English: Black Flycatcher, South African Black Flycatcher, South African Black-Flycatcher, South African Flycatcher, Southern Black Flycatcher, Southern Black-Flycatcher
Spanish: Papamoscas Sud Africano, Papamoscas Sudafricano
Finnish: Etelšnmustasieppo
French: Gobemouche drongo des savanes, Gobemouche noir australe, Gobemouche sud-africain, Gobe-mouches noir d'Afrique du Sud
Italian: Pigliamosche nero meridionale, Pigliamosche nero sudafricano
Japanese: minamikurohitaki, nanakurohitaki, nan'akurohitaki
Japanese: ナンアクロヒタキ, ミナミクロヒタキ
Kwangali: Ndiru
Latin: Bradornis pammelaina, Malaenornis pammelaina, Melaenornis pammelaina, Melaenornis pammelaina ater
Dutch: Kaapse Drongovliegenvanger
Norwegian: Drongofluesnapper
Polish: mucharka lsniaca, mucharka lśniąca
Portuguese: Papa-moscas-preto-meridional
Russian: южная чёрная мухоловка, Южноафриканская чёрная мухоловка
Slovak: muchŠr cierny, muchŠr čierny, MuchŠrik čiernż
Shona: Nhengu
Swedish: Drongoflugsnappare
Swahili: Kidaku Kusi
Chinese: 南非黑鹟
Zulu: umMbesi

Melaenornis pammelaina
Melaenornis pammelaina ater
Melaenornis pammelaina diabolicus
Melaenornis pammelaina pammelaina
Melaenornis pammelaina poliogygna
Melaenornis pammelaina poliogyna
Melaenornis pammelaina tropicalis

  • Melaenornis pammelaina pammelaina: S Tanzania to se Malawi and Mozambique (N of Sul do Save)
  • Melaenornis pammelaina ater: SE Botswana to Malawi, E Zimbabwe, Mozambique, E S Africa
  • Melaenornis pammelaina diabolicus: S Angola to N Namibia and NW Botswana
  • Melaenornis pammelaina tropicalis: Zaire to Uganda,, Rwanda, Kenya and W Tanzania
Source: Clements checklist 2012

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