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São Tomé Thrush
10 56 063 Turdus olivaceofuscus
Common Name Olivaceous Thrush, Príncipe Thrush and Gulf of Guinea Thrush
Range São Tomé and Príncipe.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Turdidae
Genus Turdus
Species Turdus olivaceofuscus
Conservation Status
Near Threatened

The São tomé thrush or Olivaceous thrush, also called the Príncipe thrush or Gulf of Guinea thrush (Turdus olivaceofuscus), is a species of thrush in the Turdidae family. It is endemic to São Tomé and Príncipe. The Príncipe birds are now usually considered a separate species, the principe thrush (Turdus xanthorhynchus).

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.