White-tailed Alethe

It is sometimes split into two species: White-tailed Alethe in the west and Fire-crested Alethe in the east.

The White-tailed Alethe is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The White-tailed Alethe or Fire-crested Alethe (Alethe diademata) is a species of bird in the Turdidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is sometimes split into two species: White-tailed Alethe (A. diademata) in the west and Fire-crested Alethe (A. More

Saw-wing, and White-tailed Alethe; some of the group also saw Ahanta Francolin, White-spotted Flufftail, and a roosting African Wood Owl. On our first evening at Ankasa we stayed out after dark, seeing not only African Wood Owl in flight but also an Akun Eagle Owl; we also heard Brown Nightjar, Nkulengu Rail, and African Civet Cat. Back at our hotel, we were treated to feeding Long-tailed Nightjars after dinner and again after the next morning’s early breakfast. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Turdidae
Genus : Alethe
Species : diademata
Authority : (Bonaparte, 1850)