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Epthianura aurifrons Viewing 4 of 6 photos Essentially birds of the vast inland plains, Orange Chats are mainly found in areas of low saltbush or samphire, often in the vicinity of water.

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They do not provide with precise location but only give an idea of species global distribution.

Chst the Crimson Chat they are a desert nomad in most places, wandering around in search of the good times but in smaller flocks, rarely more than 50 in. Low growing vegetation surrounding inland lakes is a favoured habitat.

Epthianura aurifrons Viewing 4 of 6 photos Essentially birds of the vast inland plains, Orange Chats are mainly found in areas of low saltbush roange samphire, often in the vicinity of water. Orange Chat.

Orange chat

For more precise distribution areas please go to IUCN site see link above. Orange Chat, female, breeding plumage.

Like many birds of the inland, they seek out country which has had above average rainfall to breed and in some exceptional seasons are known to irrupt in orange s following successful breeding. In normal seasons the lush vegetation that grows alongside roide cjat has become suitable nesting habitat. Like Crimson Chats, chat Orange Chats adopt a bright breeding plumage and moult into a duller looking garb the following year.

Distribution areas are geopolitical; as a chat the whole of a country is selected if a species is only located in one orange place. Orange Chat, male However, in some districts they appear to be present the year round, forsaking only their breeding territories which are usually established again in orangw winter sometimes in much the same area year after year. Orange Chat, male breeding plumage.

It is possible to confuse Orange Chats with both Yellow Chats or Gibberbirds, but the key field mark are the red eyes of Cyat Chats - the others have pale eyes. Avibase Distribution maps should be very cautiously looked at.

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