IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Rüppell's robin-chat

The Rüppell's robin-chat (Cossypha semirufa) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, and Tanzania. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical moist shrubland.

The species is named for German naturalist Eduard Rüppell.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Cossypha semirufa". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Boelens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird?: Common Bird Names and the People They Commemorate. Yale University Press. p. 294. ISBN 0-300-10359-X. 


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