Rppell's Robin-Chat

Information about the Bird Rppell's Robin-Chat

The Rppell's robin-chat (Cossypha semirufa) is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae, that is native to the Afrotropics. It is named for the German naturalist Eduard Rppell.

It is a smaller version of the White-browed robin-chat, measuring 18cm rather than 20 cm, with darker, blackish central tail feathers, and in some races a more constricted supercilium behind the eye.
It is native to Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan and Tanzania.
It is found in subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, including Juniper and Podocarpus forest, and in subtropical or tropical moist shrubland and gardens.
There are three races:

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