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Cholo Alethe

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'''Alternative name: Thyolo Alethe''' '''Alternative name: Thyolo Alethe'''
-;[[:Category:Pseudalethe|Pseudalethe]] choloensis+;[[:Category:Chamaetylas|Chamaetylas]] choloensis
''Alethe choloensis'' ''Alethe choloensis''
==Identification== ==Identification==
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Eastern [[Africa]] found in [[Mozambique]] and [[Malawi]]. Eastern [[Africa]] found in [[Mozambique]] and [[Malawi]].
==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==== ====Subspecies====
There are 2 subspecies<sup>[[#References|[1]]]</sup>: There are 2 subspecies<sup>[[#References|[1]]]</sup>:
-*''P. c. choloensis'':+*''C. c. choloensis'':
:*Montane forests of southern [[Malawi]] (east of Rift Valley) :*Montane forests of southern [[Malawi]] (east of Rift Valley)
-*''P. c. namuli'':+*''C. c. namuli'':
:*North-western [[Mozambique]] (Namuli massif) :*North-western [[Mozambique]] (Namuli massif)
==Habitat== ==Habitat==
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The diet includes insects. The diet includes insects.
==References== ==References==
#Wikipedia #Wikipedia
#Endangered Wildlife and Plants of the World #Endangered Wildlife and Plants of the World
{{ref}} {{ref}}
==External Links== ==External Links==
-[[Category:Birds]] [[Category:Missing Images]] [[Category:Pseudalethe]]+[[Category:Birds]] [[Category:Missing Images]] [[Category:Chamaetylas]]

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Alternative name: Thyolo Alethe

Chamaetylas choloensis

Alethe choloensis


[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


[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
  2. Avibase
  3. Wikipedia
  4. Endangered Wildlife and Plants of the World

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