Cercomela (chats - part) 

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There are nine species, distributed through Eurasia and Africa, with four species found in southern Africa

Species indigenous to southern Africa

Cercomela familiaris (Familiar chat) 

Cercomela schlegelii (Karoo chat) 

Cercomela sinuata (Sickle-winged chat) 

Cercomela tractrac (Tractrac chat) 

 
 

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