Thrushes (Turdidae)

Mountain Robin-chat (Cossypha isabellae) - HBW 10, p. 737

French: Cossyphe d’Isabelle German: Kamerunrötel Spanish: Cosifa de Isabel
Other common names: Mountain Robin, Cameroon Robin-chat

Taxonomy: Cossypha Isabellae G. R. Gray, 1862, Cameroon Mountain, 7000 feet [c. 2130 m], Cameroon.
Has sometimes been placed in genus Dryocichloides or in Sheppardia or Oreocossypha. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • batesi (Bannerman, 1922) - E Nigeria and W Cameroon.
  • isabellae G. R. Gray, 1862 - Mt Cameroon (SW Cameroon).

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