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"Ant-thrush" redirects here. For the birds of the Formicariidae family, see Antthrush.
Rufous thrushes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turdidae
Genus: Neocossyphus
Fischer & Reichenow, 1884

N. fraseri (Strickland, 1844)
N. finschii (Sharpe, 1870)
N. rufus (Fischer & Reichenow, 1884)
N. poensis (Strickland, 1844)

The rufous thrushes are medium-sized insectivorous birds in the genus Neocossyphus of the thrush family Turdidae. These are African forest dwelling species. Two species are commonly called "ant-thrushes".


The following species are currently recognized:[1]


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