Sunday, October 7, 2012

Abyssinian Ground-thrush

Abyssinian Ground-thrush (Zoothera piaggiae) Taxonomy: Turdus piaggiae Bouvier, 1877, Uganda (M’Tésa’s country) = Lake Tana, northern Ethiopia. Widespread in forested highlands across W, C, and NKe, and in the Nguruman Forest in SKe. Overlaps with Orange Ground-Thrush on Mt Kenya, but occurs above 2300m, In Ug there are separate populations on Mt Moroto in the north-east and the Rwenzori Mts in the south-west.

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