Brown-chested alethe

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Brown-chested alethe
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P. p. carruthersi in Kakamega Forest
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turdidae
Genus: Pseudalethe
Species: P. poliocephala
Binomial name
Pseudalethe poliocephala
(Bonaparte, 1850)

The brown-chested alethe (Pseudalethe poliocephala) is a species of bird in the family Turdidae. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

The nominate race (formerly A. p. castanonota) illustrated by Joseph Smit, 1883

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