Chestnut Quail-thrush (species: Cinclosoma (Cinclosoma) castanotum) in Mungo NP (Gaia Guide)
Cinclosoma (Cinclosoma) castanotum
Chestnut Quail-thrush

©David Cook: Male Chestnut Quail-thrush (Cinclosoma (Cinclosoma) castanotum)

©Kevin 1243: Female Chestnut Quail-thrush (Cinclosoma (Cinclosoma) castanotum)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Psophodidae
Genus Cinclosoma
Species Cinclosoma (Cinclosoma) castanotum
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • From 22 cm to 26 cm (Length of specimen) - applies to Males
  • From 17 cm to 23 cm (Length of specimen) - applies to Females


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution: Chestnut Quail-thrush (Cinclosoma (Cinclosoma) castanotum)

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is endemic to Australia. Its natural habitat is Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation. (Wikipedia)

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