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Alternative names: African Mountain Thrush
Length 24 cm.
 Similar Species
Kurrichane Thrush brighter orange eye-ring and bill; distinct black malar stripes; white centre of belly, paler upper-parts.
Common resident the highlands from Eastern Africa.
There are 6 subspecies:
Forest, well-wooded areas, alien growth, parks and gardens.
Its diet consists of insects, molluscs, and spiders.
It builds a cup nest, typically up to 6 m above the ground in a tree. The 2-3 blue eggs are incubated mainly by the female for 14-15 days. The chicks fledge in another 16 days.
Song short sweet phrases, without trilled quality of Kurrichane Thrush.
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