Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Muscicapidae.

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Examples

  • Among birds, the ferruginous lark (Certhilauda burra, VU) and Sclater's lark (Spizocorys sclateri, LR) are strictly endemic to thisecoregion, while another five species are near-endemic: Karoo chat (Cercomela schlegelii), tractrac chat (Cercomela tractrac), red lark (Certhilauda burra), Karoo scrub robin (Cercotrichas coryphaeus), red-headed cisticola (Cisticola subruficapillus), and the Namaqua prinia (Phragmacia substriata).

    Nama Karoo

  • There are a number of bird species occurring which are found only in the forests and bushlands of the southern African coasts, including brown scrub-robin (Cercotrichas signata), Knysna turaco (Tauraco corythaix), Knysna woodpecker (Campethera notata), Knysna scrub-warbler (Bradypterus sylvaticus, VU), Chorister robin-chat (Cossypha dichroa), and forest canary (Serinus scotops).

    KwaZulu-Cape coastal forest mosaic

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