Babblers (Timaliidae)

Puvel's Illadopsis (Illadopsis puveli) - HBW 12, p. 188

French: Akalat de Puvel German: Großfuß-Buschdrossling Spanish: Tordina de Puvel
Other common names: Puvel’s Akalat/Thrush-babbler

Taxonomy: Turdinus puveli Salvadori, 1901, Rio Cacine, Guinea-Bissau.
Often placed in genus Trichastoma. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • puveli (Salvadori, 1901) - SW Senegambia S to Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, N Sierra Leone, N Liberia and W Ivory Coast, and SE Ghana and S Togo.
  • strenuipes (Bannerman, 1920) - C & S Nigeria, Cameroon, extreme NE DRCongo and adjacent S Sudan and W Uganda.