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Actual Scientific name : French name English name
Alethe poliocephala ufipae Alethe à poitrine brune  Brown-chested Alethe 
Alethe poliophrys kaboboensis Alethe à gorge rousse  Red-throated Alethe 
Cercomela familiaris falkensteini Traquet de roche à queue rousse  Familiar Chat 
Cichladusa arquata Cichladuse de Peters  Collared Palm-Thrush 
Cossypha archeri kimbutui Cossyphe de Archer  Archer's Robin-Chat 
Cossypha cafra iolaema Cossyphe du Cap  Cape Robin-Chat 
Cossypha heuglini heuglini Cossyphe de Heuglin  White-browed Robin-Chat 
Cossypha natalensis intensa Cossyphe à calotte rousse  Red-capped Robin-chat 
Cossypha polioptera polioptera Cossyphe à sourcils blancs  Grey-winged Robin-Chat 
Erythropygia barbata Agrobate barbu  Miombo Bearded Scrub-robin 
Erythropygia leucophrys munda Agrobate à dos roux  White-browed Scrub-Robin 
Luscinia luscinia Rossignol progne  Thrush Nightingale 
Monticola angolensis angolensis Merle de roche d'Angola  Miombo Rock Thrush 
Myrmecocichla arnotti arnotti Traquet noir d'Arnott  Arnott's Chat, White-headed Black-Chat 
Myrmecocichla cinnamomeiventris subrufipennis Traquet de roche à ventre roux  Mocking Cliff Chat 
Myrmecocichla nigra Traquet fourmilier noir  Sooty Chat 
Oenanthe oenanthe oenanthe Traquet motteux  Northern Wheatear 
Oenanthe pileata livingstoni Traquet du Cap  Capped Wheatear 
Phosphocichla litsipsirupa stierlingi Grive litsipsirupa  Groundscraper Thrush 
Pogonocichla stellata ruwenzorii Grive à tête bleue du Ruwenzori  White Starred Robin 
Saxicola rubetra Traquet tarier  Whinchat 
Saxicola torquata axillaris Traquet pâtre  Common Stonechat 
Sheppardia bocagei kaboboensis Cossyphe à joues rousses  Bocage's Akalat 
Stizorhina fraseri rubicunda Grive fourmilière de Fraser  Rufous Flycatcher Thrush 
Turdus libonyanus tropicalis Grive Kurrichane  Kurichane Thrush 
Turdus olivaceus bambusicola Grive olivâtre  Olive Thrush 
Turdus pelios stormsi Grive grisâtre  African Thrush 
Zoothera gurneyi otomitra Grive terrestre orangée  Orange Ground-Thrush 
Zoothera guttata lippensi Grive terrestre de Fischer  Spotted Ground-Thrush 
Zoothera piaggiae tanganjicae Grive terrestre du Ruwenzori  Abyssinian Ground-Thrush 



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This database was established according to official pieces of work and with the help of famous scientists. However, there might be some errors.

The vernacular names were collected in the field and in the colonial literature from the first part of the 20th century. The monks who established the first dictionaries were not necessarily informed naturalists. Therefore, errors must have been committed.

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