Congo moor chat

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Congo moor chat
Myrmecocichla tholloni, Tembe, Birding Weto, a.jpg
M. tholloni in Angola
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Myrmecocichla
Species: M. tholloni
Binomial name
Myrmecocichla tholloni
(Oustalet, 1886)

The Congo moor chat or Congo moor-chat (Myrmecocichla tholloni) is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae.


It is found in Angola, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Gabon. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland and subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Myrmecocichla tholloni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.