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Geomalia Zoothera heinrichi   - Adult
Photographer : © Pete Morris/Birdquest
Location :Lore Lindu National Park, Sulawesi, Indonesia
Date : 18 September 2005
English synonyms:Celebes Ground-thrush, Celebes Mountain Ground-thrush, Celebes Mountain Whistling-thrush, Celebes Mountain Thrush, Celebes Thrush, Heinrich's Whistling-thrush, Heinrich's Thrush, Sulawesi Mountain Thrush
Bird Family :Turdinae - Thrushes, Blackbirds & Shortwings
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Moved to Zoothera from the monotypic genus Geomalia following:
Olsson U, Alström P. Molecular evidence suggests that the enigmatic Sulawesi endemic Geomalia heinrichi belongs in the genus Zoothera (Turdidae, Aves). Chinese Birds 4:155–6

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