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The Rüppell'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 Rüppell.
Rüppell's robin-chat Wikipedia
It is a smaller version of the White-browed robin-chat, measuring 18 cm 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:Cossypha semirufa semirufa
Cossypha semirufa donaldsoni Sharpe, 1895
Cossypha semirufa intercedens (Cabanis, 1878)