Current view: Data table and detailed info
Geokichla piaggiae (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) was previously listed as Zoothera piaggiae.
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
Dowsett, R. J.; Forbes-Watson, A. D. 1993. Checklist of birds of the Afrotropical and Malagasy regions. Tauraco Press, Li
Red List criteria met
Red List history
IUCN Red list criteria met and history
||not a migrant
|Land mass type
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as scarce to locally common and uncommon in Sudan (del Hoyo et al. 2005).
Trend justification: The population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat destruction and fragmentation.
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Geokichla piaggiae. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/abyssinian-ground-thrush-geokichla-piaggiae on 01/06/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/06/2023.