Zoothera piaggiae

Zoothera piaggiae (Bouvier, 1877)

Common Names

Abyssinian Ground-thrush (English), Grive de Piaggia (French)

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution


Eastern Africa: highlands S Sudan, Ethiopia south to E DR Congo, Rwanda, SW Uganda, Burundi - N Tanzania.


Montane forest

Movements and dispersal



Demey, R., & Louette M. (2001).  Democratic Republic of Congo. (FishpoolL D C., EvansM I., Ed.).Important Bird Areas in Africa and associated islands: Priority sites for Conservation. 199-218. Newbury and Cambridge, U.K.: Pisces Publications and BirdLife International.
Lack, P. (2010).  The African Bird Club checklist of African birds: Passerines.