IOC website lists it as follows:
Chestnut Quail-thrush - Cinclosoma castanotumwith no subspecies
- Cinclosoma clarumincluding subspecies fordianum and clarum
taken from: http://www.worldbirdnames.org/bow/au_babblers/
> To: ;
> Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2015 07:07:08 +1030
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Copperback Quail-thrush
> Hi David,
> Thanks for that.
> So Copperback Quail-thrush comprises now of both 'fordianum' & 'clarum', or
> only 'clarum'?
> And Chestnut Quail-thrush is 'castanotus' & 'fordianum', or only 'castanotus'?
> martin cachard,
> trinity beach,
> Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 10:21:31 +0000
> To: ;
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] BARC Checklist v2015Jul is released (21 Jul 2015)
> Hi Martin,
> It's split from Chestnut QT and has a distribution of west-central to central
> Australia, so the n-w of the superspecies distribution. I can't tell you the
> exact boundaries. The split is based on Dolman & Joseph 2015, Emu 115: 37-48.
> A cryptic species so field ID is based on distribution pretty much.
> David James
> From: martin cachard <>
> To: david james <>; ""
> Sent: Monday, 10 August 2015, 10:36
> Subject: RE: [Birding-Aus] BARC Checklist v2015Jul is released (21 Jul 2015)
> hey David,it's great that u have done this update, so a collective thank you
> from me on behalf of the others on this list - I can appreciate how much time
> this must take from u...one quick one though for u or anyone else on here -
> the Copperback Quail-thrush refers to which taxon??thanx again, martin
> cachard,trinity beach, cairns...
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