Chats (formerly sometimes known as "chat-thrushes") are a group of small Old World insectivorous birds formerly classified as members of the thrush family Turdidae, but now considered Old World flycatchers.

Myrmecocichla is a genus of chat in the Old World flycatcher family Muscicapidae.
It contains the following species:
Anteater chat (Myrmecocichla aethiops)
White-fronted black chat (Myrmecocichla albifrons)
Arnot's chat (Myrmecocichla arnoti)
Ruaha chat (Myrmecocichla collaris)
Cliff Chat (Myrmecocichla cinnamomeiventris)
Ant-eating chat (Myrmecocichla formicivora)
Rüppell's black chat (Myrmecocichla melaena)
Congo moor chat (Myrmecocichla tholloni)
Sooty chat (Myrmecocichla nigra)