Abyssinian ground thrush

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Abyssinian ground thrush
Abyssinian Ground-thrush (Zoothera piaggiae) perched.jpg
Photographed in Kenya
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turdidae
Genus: Geokichla
Species: G. piaggiae
Binomial name
Geokichla piaggiae
(Bouvier, 1877)
  • Zoothera piaggii

The Abyssinian ground thrush (Geokichla piaggiae) is a passerine bird native to north-east Africa. It lives at high altitude in montane forests.[2]

Illustration by Keulemans, 1881


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Zoothera piaggiae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Birds of Africa south of the Sahara, Ian Sinclair and Peter Ryan, 2003, Struik Publishers, ISBN 1-86872-857-9