French: Merle à ventre fauve German: Ockerbauchdrossel Spanish: Zorzal ventricastaño
P. L. Sclater
Nova Grenada [= Bogotá]
NE Colombia and NW Venezuela, and from SC Colombia S to Ecuador and NW Peru.
23–25 cm; 69–71 g. Has black head and throat, brownish slate-grey upperparts merging with pure mid-grey breast, orange-chestnut lower underparts, olive-grey... read more
Song (from canopy) infrequent and relatively mediocre for Turdus, a rather fast series of... read more
All strata in humid subtropical montane forest, including stunted mossy cloudforest with many... read more
Food and feeding
Fruit, including berries. Usually forages in trees, but rarely seen in fruiting trees with other species; sometimes feeds amid leaf litter... read more
Apr–Aug in Colombia; fledgling in Feb in Peru; song mainly May–Jul in Venezuela. No other information.
Presumably mainly sedentary. Several records of individuals as low as 1000–1100 m in S... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon and nowhere numerous in Venezuela. Uncommon and rather local in Colombia, with puzzling apparent absence between known areas of occurrence... read more
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