Alpine (Moorland) Chat
Pinarochroa 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 top photo was taken on Mt. Kilimanjaro's Shira Plateau, courtesy of Phil Stouffer; the right 2nd row juvenile, Ngorongoro highlands, courtesy of Isaac Kilusu; the bottom photo ssp. ernesti was taken in Aberdare NP-Kenya, courtesy of Per Holmen. The other four photos of ssp. hypospodia were also taken on the Kilimanjaro Shira plateau, courtesy of Paul Oliver.
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copyright © 2001-24 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Paul Oliver, Per Holmen, Phil Stouffer, Isaac Kilusu

Last Update this page: 1-31-23