Yemen Thrush at Al Wahdah Woods in Tanomah, Saudi Arabia

Yemen Thrush at Al Wahdah Woods in Tanomah, Saudi Arabia
Species: Yemen Thrush   Turdus menachensis
Author: Gregory Askew--Saudi Birding
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Added to IBC: 29 Dec 2018 - 17:16
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Altitude (m): 
2214 meters


This Arabian endemic is a common breeder in the highlands of Saudi Arabia's southwest. Best places to see them are the wooded areas around Tanomah as well as the Jebel Soudah area near Abha.


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Gregory Askew--Saudi Birding, IBC1547901. Photo of Yemen Thrush Turdus menachensis at Tanomah, Saudi Arabia. Accessible at

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