Thrushes (Turdidae)

Red-throated Alethe (Pseudalethe poliophrys) - HBW 10, p. 707

French: Alèthe à gorge rousse German: Rotkehlalethe Spanish: Alete Gorgirrojo

Taxonomy: Alethe poliophrys Sharpe, 1902, Ruwenzori, Uganda.
Genus only recently split from Alethe. May form a superspecies with P. poliocephala, P. fuelleborni and P. choloensis. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • poliophrys ( Sharpe, 1902) - NE & E DRCongo, W Uganda, W Rwanda and W Burundi.
  • kaboboensis ( Prigogine, 1957) - Mt Kabobo, in E DRCongo.