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Cholo Alethe

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Alternative name: Thyolo Alethe

Chamaetylas choloensis

Alethe choloensis

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[edit] Identification

  • Warm brown above
  • Buff-grey below
  • White chin and throat
  • White tipped outer tail feathers

[edit] Distribution

Eastern Africa found in Mozambique and Malawi.

[edit] Taxonomy

Formerly placed in genus Alethe and in Pseudalethe by Clements. However, Chamaetylas has priority over Pseudalethe.

[edit] Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • C. c. choloensis:
  • Montane forests of southern Malawi (east of Rift Valley)
  • C. c. namuli:

[edit] Habitat

Moist montanes.

[edit] Behaviour

Terrestrial.

[edit] Diet

The diet includes insects.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Wikipedia
  4. Endangered Wildlife and Plants of the World

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