Alethe poliophrys

Alethe poliophrys Sharpe, 1902

Common Names

Red-throated Alethe (English), Alèthe à gorge rousse (French)

Languages: English


Ecology and Distribution


Albertine Rift

More information about the distribution of the two subspecies is available at


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.
Louette, M., Meirte D., Louage A., & Reygel A. (2010).  Type specimens of birds in the Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren. Zoological Documentation Online Series (R. Mus. Centr. Afr.). 332.