Thrushes (Turdidae)

Sickle-winged Chat (Cercomela sinuata) - HBW 10, p. 789

French: Traquet aile-en-faux German: Veldschmätzer Spanish: Colinegro Sudafricano
Other common names: Sicklewing Chat

Taxonomy: Lusc.(inia) sinuata Sundevall, 1858, Saldanha Bay, Western Cape, South Africa.
Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • ensifera Clancey, 1958 - S Namibia and W & C South Africa (E to SW Northern Province).
  • hypernephela Clancey, 1956 - Lesotho.
  • sinuata (Sundevall, 1858) - Western Cape and N & W Eastern Cape (South Africa).

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