Herero chat

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Herero chat[1]
Herero Chat (Namibornis herero).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Namibornis
Bradfield, 1935
Species: N. herero
Binomial name
Namibornis herero
(Meyer de Schauensee, 1931)

The Herero chat (Namibornis herero) is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae. It is monotypic within the genus Namibornis.[1] It is found in southern Angola and Namibia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.


  1. ^ a b Gill, F & D Donsker (ed.). "Chats, Old World Flycatchers". IOC World Bird Names (version 2.9). Retrieved 3 September 2011. 
  2. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Namibornis herero". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.