Alpine (Moorland) Chat
Cercomela (Myrmecocichla) sordida
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The alpine chat, also called moorland chat or hill chat, is a northeast African endemic found in grassland and moors, mostly above 3000 m. The upper four photos of ssp. hypospodia were taken on the Kilimanjaro Shira plateau (2-09), courtesy of Paul Oliver; the bottom photo of ssp. ernesti was taken in Aberdare NP-Kenya (7-18), courtesy of Per Holmen.
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copyright © 2001-18 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Paul Oliver, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 12-01-18