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Photo by Don Gato
Flores Island, Indonesia, October 2006
Geokichla interpres

Zoothera interpres


  • Black back
  • White belly with black spots
  • Chestnut cap
  • Black face
  • White mark on cheeks and on lores


From South Thailand over the Malay Peninsula to Sumatra, Java, Bali, Borneo, the Lesser Sundas and the southern Philippines.


This is a monotypic species.
It formerly included Enggano Thrush.
Formerly placed in genus Zoothera.


Rain forest.



  1. Clements, JF. 2010. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2010. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/Clements%206.5.xls/view
  2. Avibase
  3. Wikipedia

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