Thrushes (Turdidae)

Archer's Robin-chat (Cossypha archeri) - HBW 10, p. 737

French: Cossyphe d’Archer German: Ruwenzorirötel Spanish: Cosifa de Archer
Other common names: Archer’s Robin

Taxonomy: Cossypha archeri Sharpe, 1902, Ruwenzori, Uganda.
Recently placed by one authority in Dryocichloides. Race albimentalis synonymized with nominate. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • archeri Sharpe, 1902 - SW Uganda, E DRCongo, W Rwanda and W Burundi.
  • kimbutui (Prigogine, 1955) - Mt Kabobo, in E DRCongo.

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