Thrushes (Turdidae)

Spotted Palm-thrush (Cichladusa guttata) - HBW 10, p. 709

French: Cichladuse tachetée German: Tropfenrötel Spanish: Zorzal-palmero Moteado
Other common names: Spotted Morning Thrush, Spotted Morning Warbler

Taxonomy: Crateropus guttatus Heuglin, 1862, Bahr el Abiad (= White Nile), south Sudan-Uganda border.
Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • guttata (Heuglin, 1862) - S Sudan, NE DRCongo, Uganda and NW Kenya.
  • intercalans Clancey, 1986 - SW Ethiopia S to C Kenya and C Tanzania.
  • rufipennis Sharpe, 1901 - S Somalia, E Kenya and NE Tanzania.