Principe Thrush

Principe Thrush

  Turdus xanthorhynchus
Príncipe, São Tomé and Príncipe - 24 september 2017

It was a relief to find the scarce Principe Thrush. In contrary to the closely related Sao Tome Thrush it is not at all numerous. But once it is found, it is usually very tame and approachable. To get to its habitat in the higher altitudes of Príncipe, we had to climb the steep, slippery and humid forest for several hours. Afterwards we all agreed that it was among the roughest walks ever (I collapsed on the trail in the end of the day)...