Red-tailed ant thrush

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Red-tailed ant thrush
Naturalis Biodiversity Center - RMNH.AVES.44271 1 - Neocossyphus rufus rufus (Fischer & Reichenow, 1884) - Turdidae - bird skin specimen.jpeg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turdidae
Genus: Neocossyphus
Species: N. rufus
Binomial name
Neocossyphus rufus

The red-tailed ant thrush (Neocossyphus rufus), also known as the red-tailed rufous thrush, is a species of bird in the family Turdidae. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Neocossyphus rufus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.