Thyolo alethe

Thyolo alethe
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turdidae
Genus: Pseudalethe
Species: P. choloensis
Binomial name
Pseudalethe choloensis
Sclater, 1927

Alethe choloensis

The Thyolo alethe (Pseudalethe choloensis) is an endangered species of bird in the family Turdidae. It is found in Malawi and Mozambique. It is named after Thyolo, a nearby town in Malawi. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is most threatened by habitat loss due to deforestation, fires, and human activities.


This bird has rust-coloured upper parts and white underparts with grey plumage on the sides of its face and neck. It has flesh-coloured legs and a dark brown tail with white tips.


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