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Himalayan Forest Thrush Zoothera salimalii   - Adult
Himalayan Forest Thrush
Photographer : © Subrato Sanyal
Location :Kolakham (~1830m), Darjeeling District, West Bengal, India
Date : 2 February 2014
English synonyms:Plain-backed Thrush
Bird Family :Turdinae - Thrushes, Blackbirds & Shortwings
Red Data Status :Unspecified
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic. Previously considered conspecific with Plain-backed Thrush Zoothera mollissima.
Ref: Alström, Per; Rasmussen, Pamela C.; Zhao, Chao; Xu, Jingzi; Dalvi, Shashank; Cai, Tianlong; Guan, Yuyan; Zhang, Ruiying; Kalyakin, Mikhail V.; Lei, Fumin; Olsson, Urban (2016). "Integrative taxonomy of the Plain-backed Thrush (Zoothera mollissima) complex (Aves, Turdidae) reveals cryptic species, including a new species". Avian Research 7 (1): 1–39.
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