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Brown rock chat seen at Chambal Safari Lodge Brown rock chat,Chambal River,Geotagged,India,Oenanthe fusca,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

The brown rock chat or Indian chat is a bird in the chat subfamily and is found mainly in northern and central India. It is often found on old buildings and rocky areas. It resembles a female Indian robin but lacks the reddish vent and differs in posture and behaviour apart from being larger. In flight it bears some resemblance to thrushes and redstarts. It feeds on insects, captured mainly on the ground. It was formerly placed as the sole species in the genus ''Cercomela'' but is now included with.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by DR_M_Z
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Uploaded Apr 26, 2019. Captured Mar 6, 2019 14:06 in Unnamed Road, Madhya Pradesh 454010, India.
  • NIKON D500
  • f/8.0
  • 10/4000s
  • ISO252
  • 500mm