Thrushes (Turdidae)

Lowland Akalat (Sheppardia cyornithopsis) - HBW 10, p. 731

French: Rougegorge merle German: Schnäpperrötel Spanish: Akelat Occidental
Other common names: Lowland Robin

Taxonomy: Callene cyornithopsis Sharpe, 1901, Efulen, Cameroon.
Previously considered conspecific with S. aequatorialis. Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • houghtoni Bannerman, 1931 - Sierra Leone, S Guinea, Liberia and W Ivory Coast.
  • cyornithopsis (Sharpe, 1901) - S Cameroon and SW Central African Republic S to Gabon and PRCongo.
  • lopezi (Alexander, 1907) - N & E DRCongo and W & S Uganda.

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