Thrushes (Turdidae)

Long-billed Thrush (Zoothera monticola) - HBW 10, p. 695

French: Grive montagnarde German: Bergdrossel Spanish: Zorzal Piquilargo
Other common names: Greater Long-billed/Large Brown/Brown Thrush

Taxonomy: Zoothera monticola Vigors, 1832, Simla-Almora area, Himalayas.
Belongs to a group, possibly a superspecies, which also includes Z. dauma, Z. imbricata, Z. lunulata, Z. heinei, Z. machiki, Z. talaseae, Z. margaretae, Z. turipavae and Z. marginata, perhaps including also Z. mollissima and Z. dixoni. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • monticola Vigors, 1832 - Himalayas E to Assam and NW Myanmar.
  • atrata Delacour & Greenway, 1939 - NC Vietnam.

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