Taita Thrush Turdus helleri


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Brooks, T.; Lens, L.; Barnes, J.; Barnes, R.; Kageche Kihuria, J.; Wilder, C. 1998. The conservation status of the forest birds of the Taita Hills, Kenya. Bird Conservation International 8: 119-139.

Collar, N. 2005. Taita Thrush (Turdus helleri). In: J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D.A. Christie and E. de Juana (eds), Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive, Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

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Galbusera, P.; Lens, L.; Schenck, T.; Waiyaki, E.; Matthysen, E. 2000. Genetic variability and gene flow in the globally, critically-endangered Taita Thrush. Conservation Genetics 1: 45-55.

Lens, L.; Bennun, L. A.; Duchateau, L. 2001. Landscape variables affect the density of Sharpe's Longclaw Macronyx sharpei, a montane grassland specialist. Ibis 143: 674-676.

Lens, L.; Galbusera, P.; Brooks, T.; Waiyaki, E.; Schenck, T. 1998. Highly skewed sex ratios in the critically endangered Taita thrush as revealed by CHD genes. Biodiversity and Conservation 7(7): 869-873.

Lens, L.; Van Dongen, S.; Matthysen, E. 2002. Fluctuating asymmetry as an early warning system in the critically endangered Taita Thrush. Conservation Biology 16: 479-487.

Mulwa, R. 1998. An ornithological survey of Mt Kasigau Forest with particular emphasis on Taita White-eye Zosterops poliogaster silvanus in Taita Tareta District, Kenya. In: Bytebier, B. (ed.), Taita Hills Biodiversity Project Annual Report Second Year (November 1997--October 1998), pp. Appendix 10.2.9. National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi.

Nature Kenya; BirdLife International; National Museums of Kenya; Kenya Wildlife Service; Kenya Forest Service. 2015. Action plan for Conservation of Critically Endangered Birds in Taita Hills, Kenya: 2015-2020. Kenya Wildlife Service, Nairobi, Kenya.

Rogers, P. C.; O'Connell, B.; Mwang'ombe, J.; Madoffe, S.; Hertel, G. 2008. Forest health monitoring in the Ngangao Forest, Taita Hills, Kenya: a five year assessment of change. Journal of East African Natural History 97(1): 3-17.

Samba, D.; Amakobe, B.; Chovu, M. 2003. A breeding record for the Taita Thrush, Ngangao Forest, Taita Hills. Kenya Birds 10(1&2): 7-9.

Urban, E. K.; Fry, C. H.; Keith, S. 1997. The birds of Africa vol. V. Academic Press, London.

Waiyaki, E.; Samba, D. 2000. Status and ecology of the critically endangered Taita Thrush Turdus helleri.

Waiyaki, E.; Samba, D.; Lens, L. 2001. Status and ecology of the critically endangered Taita Thrush, Turdus helleri. Ostrich: 198.

Zimmerman, D. A.; Turner, D. A.; Pearson, D. J. 1996. Birds of Kenya and northern Tanzania. Helm, London.

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BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Turdus helleri. Downloaded from on 18/09/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 18/09/2019.