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Tag Archives: Principe Thrush
Archived 2010-2011 topics: Principe Thrush (Turdus xanthorhynchus): newly split and Critically Endangered?
Principe Thrush Turdus xanthorhynchus has been split from Sao Tome Thrush T. olivaceofuscus following Melo et al. (2010). Its population is estimated to number fewer than 250 individuals and is suspected to be declining, and it is therefore proposed to list the species as Critically Endangered. Comments on this proposal, as well as any additional information on the species, are invited. Continue reading