Family Thrushes (Turdidae)

Near Threatened

Enggano Thrush (Geokichla leucolaema)


Taxonomy

French: Grive d’Enggano German: Engganodrossel Spanish: Zorzal de Enggano
Taxonomy:

Geocichla leucolaema

Salvadori

, 1892,

Bua-Bua, Enggano Island

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Often treated as conspecific with G. interpres. Monotypic.

Distribution:

Enggano I, off SW Sumatra.

Descriptive notes

c. 16–18·5 cm. Crown to mantle rusty-ochre, mantle to rump olive-ochre, flight-feathers mid-brown, median wing-coverts slaty-brown with white tips; lores and... read more

Voice

Song resembles a juvenile begging call. It is faster and more varied than that of G. interpres... read more

Habitat

Rainforest.

Food and feeding

No information.

Breeding

No information.

Movements

Sedentary.

Status and conservation

Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Reportedly common within very restricted range, which supports relatively intact forest. Behaviour and ecology... read more

Recommended citation

Collar, N. (2018). Enggano Thrush (Geokichla leucolaema). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/58328 on 17 November 2018).