- Forest Rock Thrush
Forest Rock Thrush Conservation status Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Passeriformes Family: Muscicapidae Genus: Monticola Species: M. sharpei Binomial name Monticola sharpei
Gray, 1871, Madagascar [forests east of Ambatondrazaka (Lake Aloatra)]
Pseudocossyphus sharpei (Gray, 1871)
The Forest Rock Thrush (Monticola sharpei) is a songbird in the family Muscicapidae, formerly placed in the Turdidae together with the other chats. It nowadays usually includes Benson's Rock Thrush as a subspecies M. s. bensoni, while the Amber Mountain Rock-thrush (M. erythronotus) has been raised to distinct species status.
- BirdLife International (BLI) (2004). Monticola sharpei. 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. www.iucnredlist.org. Retrieved on 26 July 2007.
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