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The sexes are alike, but the juvenile is similar to the adult but has buff spots above and a scaly pattern on the breast. It breeds between December and March in most of west Africa, but between March and May in Nigeria and mainly between October and November in South Africa.
The familiar chat has a soft "shek-shek" alarm call. It builds a thick cup-shaped nest of plant material lined with hair, wool and feathers.
The familiar chat was illustrated and described by the French naturalist François Levaillant in Volume 4 of his Histoire naturelle des oiseaux d'Afrique published in 1805.
He named the bird, "Le Traquet Familier" but did not give the species a binomial name.
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The adult’s upperparts are a dull brown with warmer brown ear coverts behind the eye.
The underparts vary from off-white to pale grey-brown, and the rump and outer tail feathers are rufous with a dark brown tip. The short straight bill and the legs and feet are black.
Located on Le Morne peninsula at the far south-western tip of the island of Mauritius, overlooking white sand beaches and a pristine turquoise lagoon.
We are a one-hour drive from the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU). Other outdoor destinations include Black River Gorges National Park, La Vanille Crocodile and Casela Parks, and the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden.