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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Myrmecocichla albifrons Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
15 cm Length
Tropical dry shrubland, savanna, grassland, rocky areas, pastureland, arable land, . Below Between Up to  Range:- Angola,Benin, Burkina Faso, BurundiCameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Rep. of Congo, EritreaEthiopiaGambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-BissauMali, Mauritania, Niger,  
, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, vTogo  & Uganda.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, possibly seeds and berries. Food  
6689 - TSN: 916355 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Belorit belocelý, bělořit běločelý
Danish: Hvidpandet Myrepikker
German: Weißstirnschmätzer, Weißstirn-Schmätzer
English: White fronted Black Chat, White-foreheaded Chat, White-fronted Black Chat, White-fronted Blackchat, White-fronted Black-Chat, White-fronted Chat, White-shouldered Black Chat
Spanish: Zorzal-hormiguero Frentiblanco
Estonian: lauktäks
Finnish: Kantotasku
French: Traquet à front blanc, Traquet noir à front blanc
Hungarian: fehérfejű hangyászrigó
Italian: Sassicola nera frontebianca, Sassicolo nero frontebianca
Japanese: shirobitaiarihitaki
Japanese: シロビタイアリヒタキ
Latin: Myrmecocichla albifrons, Oenanthe albifrons, Pentholaea albifrons
Dutch: Witkapmiertapuit
Norwegian: Hvitpanneskvett
Polish: smolarek bialoczelny, smolarek białoczelny
Portuguese: Testa-branca
Russian: Белолобый муравьиный чекан
Slovak: skaliarik bieločelý
Swedish: Vitpannad termitskvätta
Chinese: 白额蚁(即鸟), 白额蚁鵖

Myrmecocichla albifrons
Myrmecocichla albifrons albifrons
Myrmecocichla albifrons clericalis
Myrmecocichla albifrons frontalis
Myrmecocichla albifrons limbata
Myrmecocichla albifrons macmillani
Myrmecocichla albifrons pachyrhyncha
Myrmecocichla albifrons reichenowi

  • Oenanthe albifrons albifrons: Eritrea and N Ethiopia
  • Oenanthe albifrons limbata: E Cameroon to Central African Republic (Ubangi-Shari region)
  • Oenanthe albifrons clericalis: S Sudan (west of the Nile) to ne Democratic Republic of the Congo and N Uganda
  • Oenanthe albifrons frontalis: Extreme S Mauritania to Senegal, Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon
Source: Clements checklist 2012


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