Thrushes (Turdidae)

Sentinel Rock-thrush (Monticola explorator) - HBW 10, p. 718

French: Monticole espion German: Langzehenrötel Spanish: Roquero Centinela

Taxonomy: Turdus explorator Vieillot, 1818, mountains of the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
Darker birds from Lesotho E to S Mozambique described as race tenebriformis, but characters appear inconstant and variation clinal. Monotypic.

Distribution: E & S South Africa, Lesotho and S Mozambique.

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