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Brown-chested Alethe

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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


[edit] Identification

[edit] Distribution

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
  2. Avibase

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