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Cossypha niveicapilla
Cossypha niveicapilla
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Cossypha
Vigors, 1825
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The robin-chats are small insectivorous birds in the genus Cossypha . They were formerly in the thrush family Turdidae, but are more often now treated as part of the Old World flycatcher Muscicapidae.

These are African woodland dwelling species, but some have become adapted to sites around human habitation.

Species are

  • White-bellied Robin-Chat, Cossypha roberti
    Mountain Robin-Chat, Cossypha isabellae
    Archer's Robin-Chat, Cossypha archeri
    Olive-flanked Robin-Chat, Cossypha anomala
    Cape Robin-Chat, Cossypha caffra
    White-throated Robin-Chat, Cossypha humeralis
    Blue-shouldered Robin-Chat, Cossypha cyanocampter
    Gray-winged Robin-Chat, Cossypha polioptera
    Rueppell's Robin-Chat, Cossypha semirufa
    White-browed Robin-Chat, Cossypha heuglini
    Red-capped Robin-Chat, Cossypha natalensis
    Chorister Robin-Chat, Cossypha dichroa
    White-headed Robin-Chat, Cossypha heinrichi
    Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat, Cossypha niveicapilla
    White-crowned Robin-Chat, Cossypha albicapilla

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