Fire-crested alethe

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Fire-crested alethe
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turdidae
Genus: Alethe
Species: A. castanea
Binomial name
Alethe castanea
(Cassin, 1856)

The fire-crested alethe (Alethe castanea) is a species of bird in the Turdidae family. It is found in western and central Africa, from Nigeria to Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

It has been recently split from the White-tailed Alethe (A. diademata).

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