White-tailed alethe

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White-tailed alethe
Naturalis Biodiversity Center - RMNH.AVES.129212 1 - Alethe diademata castanea (Cassin, 1856) - Turdidae - bird skin specimen.jpeg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Alethe
Species: A. diademata
Binomial name
Alethe diademata
(Bonaparte, 1850)

The white-tailed alethe (Alethe diademata) is a species of bird in the Old World flycatcher family Muscicapidae. It is found in western Africa from Senegal to Togo. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

It was recently split into two species from the fire-crested alethe (A. castanea).[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Alethe diademata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David (eds.). "Chats, Old World flycatchers". World Bird List Version 6.2. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 20 May 2016.