Thrushes (Turdidae)

White-chested Alethe (Pseudalethe fuelleborni) - HBW 10, p. 707

French: Alèthe à poitrine blanche German: Weißbrustalethe Spanish: Alete Pechiblanco
Other common names: White-breasted/Fuelleborn’s Alethe

Taxonomy: Alethe fülleborni Reichenow, 1900, Peroto-Ngosi, Tandalla, Tanzani.
Peroto-Ngosi, Tandalla, TanzaniaGenus only recently split from Alethe. May form a superspecies with P. poliocephala, P. poliophrys and P. choloensis. Varies clinally in size, and considerable individual variation in back colour exists. N populations described as race usambarae, on basis of general absence of scaling on breast, but this character not constant. Monotypic.

Distribution: NE Tanzania S to extreme NE Zambia and N Malawi, and SC Mozambique.

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