Thrushes (Turdidae)

Crossley's Ground-thrush (Zoothera crossleyi) - HBW 10, p. 688

French: Grive de Crossley German: Crossleydrossel Spanish: Zorzal de Crossley

Taxonomy: Turdus crossleyi Sharpe, 1871, Cameroon Mountain Cameroon.
Frequently treated as a well-marked race of Z. gurneyi, in part owing to vocal similarity, but plumage differences militate in favour of full species status. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • crossleyi (Sharpe, 1871) - SE Nigeria, Cameroon and S PRCongo.
  • pilettei (Schouteden, 1918) - NE DRCongo.

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