Rüppell's Chat Myrmecocichla melaena
(aka Rüppell's Black-chat)
Ruppells Chat, Jemma River, Ethiopia, January 2016 - click for larger image

January 2016

Rüppell's Chat is endemic to Ethiopia and Eritrea but only in the north and west. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in ravines and cliffs at between 1,800 and 2,800 metres.

Ruppells Chat, Lalibela, Ethiopia, January 2016 - click for larger image It is a large black chat with white on the wings only visible in flight.

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