Alpine (Moorland) Chat
Pinarochroa sordida
Home Alphabetical Maps Taxonomic Links/Resources



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 left upper photo was taken on the Kilimanjaro Shira Plateau (7-17), courtesy of Phil Stouffer; the bottom photo ssp. ernesti was taken in Aberdare NP-Kenya, ssp. (7-18), courtesy of Per Holmen. The other four photos of ssp. hypospodia were taken on the Kilimanjaro Shira plateau (2-09), courtesy of Paul Oliver. Click the right upper photo for an enlargement.
Last page

Next Alphabetical

Next Taxonomic




All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-20 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Paul Oliver, Per Holmen, Phil Stouffer

Last Update this page: 7-27-19