Thrushes (Turdidae)

Usambara Akalat (Sheppardia montana) - HBW 10, p. 732

French: Rougegorge des Usambara German: Usambarar├Âtel Spanish: Akelat de los Usambara
Other common names: Usambara Alethe

Taxonomy: Alethe montana Reichenow, 1907, Usambara, Tanzania.
Formerly allocated to genus Dryocichloides along with S. lowei, with which was at one time considered conspecific. Has also been placed in Alethe. Biomolecular studies suggest that separate generic status for these and several other species may be appropriate. Monotypic.

Distribution: W Usambara Mts, in NE Tanzania.

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