Abyssinian Ground Thrush

Geokichla piaggiae - Grive de Piaggia

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Turdidés

  • Genus
    :

    Geokichla

  • Species
    :

    piaggiae

Descriptor

Bouvier, 1877

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 42 à 65 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Grive de Piaggia
adult
Grive de Piaggia
adult

Abyssinian Ground Thrush (Geokichla piaggiae) is a species of bird in the Turdidae family.

Subspecific information 6 subspecies

  • Geokichla piaggiae piaggiae (Boma Hills. se Sudan. to Ethiopia, e DRCongo and n and w Kenya)
  • Geokichla piaggiae hadii (se Sudan)
  • Geokichla piaggiae ruwenzorii (Rwenzori Mts. w Uganda.)
  • Geokichla piaggiae kilimensis (c and s Kenya, Mt Kilimanjaro. n Tanzania.)
  • Geokichla piaggiae tanganjicae (e DRCongo, sw Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi)
  • Geokichla piaggiae rowei (Loliondo and Magaidu forests. n Tanzania.)

Foreign names

  • Grive de Piaggia,
  • Zorzal de Piaggia,
  • tordo-da-terra-abissínio,
  • Orangedrossel,
  • narancsszínű földirigó,
  • Ethiopische Lijster,
  • Tordo terragnolo d'Abissinia,
  • orangebröstad trast,
  • Glotrost,
  • drozd okuliarnatý,
  • drozd východoafrický,
  • Orangebrystet Drossel,
  • abessiniankirjorastas,
  • tord de Piaggia,
  • drozdaczek okularowy,
  • Голосистый дрозд,
  • アビシニアジツグミ,
  • 埃塞地鸫,
  • 阿比西尼亞地鶇,

Voice song and cries

Grive de Piaggia
adult

Habitat

Grive de Piaggia
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 31-08-2015
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