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Brown-chested Alethe

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-;[[:Category:Pseudalethe|Pseudalethe]] poliocephala+;[[:Category:Chamaetylas|Chamaetylas]] poliocephala
''Alethe poliocephala'' ''Alethe poliocephala''
[[Image:Brown-chested AletheCr.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|Steve+G|Steve G}} <br /> [[Kakamega Forest]], [[Kenya]], July, 2011]] [[Image:Brown-chested AletheCr.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|Steve+G|Steve G}} <br /> [[Kakamega Forest]], [[Kenya]], July, 2011]]
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'''African Islands''': Gulf of Guinea Islands, [[Bioko]] (Fernando Po) '''African Islands''': Gulf of Guinea Islands, [[Bioko]] (Fernando Po)
==Taxonomy== ==Taxonomy==
-Formerly placed in genus ''[[:Category:Alethe|Alethe]]''.+Formerly placed in genus ''[[:Category:Alethe|Alethe]]'' and in ''[[:Category:Pseudalethe|Pseudalethe]]'' by Clements. However, ''[[:Category:Chamaetylas|Chamaetylas]]'' has priority over Pseudalethe.
====Subspecies<sup>[[#References|[1]]]</sup>==== ====Subspecies<sup>[[#References|[1]]]</sup>====
There are 10 subspecies: There are 10 subspecies:
-*''P. p. poliocephala'': [[Sierra Leone]] to [[Ghana]]+*''C. p. poliocephala'': [[Sierra Leone]] to [[Ghana]]
-*''P. p. hallae'': [[Angola]] (Gabela escarpment of Cuanza Sul)+*''C. p. hallae'': [[Angola]] (Gabela escarpment of Cuanza Sul)
-*''P. p. giloensis'': Southeastern [[South Sudan]] (Imatong Mountains), population in adjacent northeastern [[Uganda]] presumably also this subspecies+*''C. p. giloensis'': Southeastern [[South Sudan]] (Imatong Mountains), population in adjacent northeastern [[Uganda]] presumably also this subspecies
-*''P. p. carruthersi'': Southeastern [[Central African Republic]], northeastern [[Democratic Republic of the Congo]], [[Uganda]], and western [[Kenya]]+*''C. p. carruthersi'': Southeastern [[Central African Republic]], northeastern [[Democratic Republic of the Congo]], [[Uganda]], and western [[Kenya]]
-*''P. p. compsonota'': [[Nigeria]] and [[Cameroon]] to north-western [[Angola]] (Quicolungo); [[Bioko]]+*''C. p. compsonota'': [[Nigeria]] and [[Cameroon]] to north-western [[Angola]] (Quicolungo); [[Bioko]]
-*''P. p. vandeweghei'': [[Rwanda]] and [[Burundi]]+*''C. p. vandeweghei'': [[Rwanda]] and [[Burundi]]
-*''P. p. nandensis'': Western [[Kenya]] (Nandi Hills)+*''C. p. nandensis'': Western [[Kenya]] (Nandi Hills)
-*''P. p. akeleyae'': [[Kenya]] east of the Rift Valley+*''C. p. akeleyae'': [[Kenya]] east of the Rift Valley
-*''P. p. kungwensis'': Western [[Tanzania]] (Kungwe-Mahari Mountains)+*''C. p. kungwensis'': Western [[Tanzania]] (Kungwe-Mahari Mountains)
-*''P. p. ufipae'': South-western [[Tanzania]] (Ufipa Plateau) and south-eastern [[Zaire]]+*''C. p. ufipae'': South-western [[Tanzania]] (Ufipa Plateau) and south-eastern [[Zaire]]
Subspecies ''nandensis'' is not recognised<sup>[[#References|[2]]]</sup> by all authorities. Subspecies ''nandensis'' is not recognised<sup>[[#References|[2]]]</sup> by all authorities.
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==External Links== ==External Links==
-{{GSearch|Pseudalethe+poliocephala}} +{{GSearch|Alethe+poliocephala}}
-[[Category:Birds]] [[Category:Pseudalethe]]+[[Category:Birds]] [[Category:Chamaetylas]]

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Chamaetylas poliocephala

Alethe poliocephala

Photo by Steve G  Kakamega Forest,  Kenya, July,  2011
Photo by Steve G
Kakamega Forest, Kenya, July, 2011

Contents

[edit] Identification

[edit] Distribution

Africa:
Western Africa: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, DRC, Angola
Eastern Africa: Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania
African Islands: Gulf of Guinea Islands, Bioko (Fernando Po)

[edit] Taxonomy

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

[edit] Subspecies[1]

There are 10 subspecies:

Subspecies nandensis is not recognised[2] by all authorities.

[edit] Habitat

Moist forests and montanes.

[edit] Behaviour

[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

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