Ant-eating Chat

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Ant-eating Chat
Male
Female in Botswana
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Muscicapidae
Genus:Myrmecocichla
Species:M. formicivora
Binomial name
Myrmecocichla formicivora
(Wilkes, 1817)
 
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Ant-eating Chat
Male
Female in Botswana
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Muscicapidae
Genus:Myrmecocichla
Species:M. formicivora
Binomial name
Myrmecocichla formicivora
(Wilkes, 1817)

The Ant-eating Chat or Southern Anteater-chat (Myrmecocichla formicivora) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

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