Jewel-babblers and allies (Eupetidae)

Painted Quail-thrush (Cinclosoma ajax) - HBW 12, p. 365

French: Cinclosome ajax German: Ajaxfl├Âter Spanish: Zordala Pintada
Other common names: Ajax Quail-thrush/Scrub-robin, False Quail-thrush

Taxonomy: Eupetes ajax Temminck, 1836, Lobo, Irian Jaya, New Guinea.
Four subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • ajax ( Temminck, 1836) - W New Guinea, from W & S coasts of Geelvink Bay S to Triton Bay and W Weyland Mts.
  • muscale Rand, 1940 - valley of upper R Fly (R Palmer and R Nomad S to Mt Bosavi), in EC New Guinea.
  • alare Mayr & Rand, 1935 - valleys of R Oriomo and lower R Fly, in S New Guinea.
  • goldiei ( E. P. Ramsay, 1879) - SE New Guinea (Hall Sound E to Milne Bay).

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