Orange Chat. They do not provide with precise location but only give an idea of species global distribution.
Avibase Distribution maps should be very cautiously looked at. For more precise distribution areas please go to IUCN site see link above. Orange Chat, male breeding plumage.
Orange Chat, female, breeding plumage. Like 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. Distribution areas are geopolitical; as a consequence the whole of a country is selected if a species is only located in one single place.
However, in some dhat they appear to be present the year round, forsaking only their breeding territories which are usually established again in late winter sometimes in much the same area year after year. Orange Chat, male It is possible to confuse Orange Chats with both Yellow Chats or Gibberbirds, but the key field mark are the red eyes of Orange Chats - the others have pale eyes.
Like Crimson Chats, male Orange Chats adopt a bright breeding plumage and moult into a duller looking garb the following year. In normal seasons the lush vegetation that grows alongside roide drains has become suitable nesting habitat. Epthianura aurifrons Viewing 4 of 6 photos Essentially birds of the vast inland plains, Orange Chats are ogange found in areas of low saltbush or samphire, often in the vicinity of water. Like many birds of the inland, they seek out country which has chah above average rainfall to breed and in some exceptional seasons are known to irrupt in large orange chat following successful breeding.
Low growing vegetation surrounding inland lakes is a favoured habitat.