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Familiar Chat

Cercomela familiaris


Uniform brown small passerine bird with rufous outer tail and rump. The tail shows a black "T" over the rufous feathers. There is usually a rufous wash on ear coverts. That bird is very often spotted flicking rapidly its wings. As per its name it is a not so frightened bird.


Namib desert: sand dunes and arid valleys.

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Spotted on Feb 28, 2009
Submitted on Apr 20, 2012

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