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589. Familiar Chat
(Familiar chat ) (Cercomela familiaris hellmayri)
Uncommon breeding resident in the highveld, middleveld and Lubombos.
Uncommon resident of rocky hillsides.
Rocky hillsides with scattered trees
Malolotja information from the Bird Checklist for Malolotja (printed in the late 1980's, sponsored by the Natural History Society of Swaziland), supplemented with information from Roberts' Birds of Southern Africa, 1985.
Checklist, comments and distribution information from the Swaziland Bird Atlas by Vincent Parker, digital data provided by the Avian Demography Unit, Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Cape Town (http://www.aviandemographyunit.org). SiSwati names from SNTC and Big Game Parks.