French: Grive de Verreaux German: Chinasingdrossel Spanish: Zorzal chino
mountains of Chinese Tibet = Mupin, Sichuan
EC & S China from Hebei and W Gansu S to Yunnan; N populations probably migratory#R.
23 cm. Has light grey-brown crown and upperparts, head with blackish vertical stripe below eye and another on rear ear-coverts, blackish malar stripe; upperwing-coverts with... read more
Song a measured series of pleasant well-spaced phrases of 3–5 fairly evenly pitched notes, e.... read more
Mixed broadleaf-conifer forest at 1300–3200 m; plantations and thickets on local migration.
Food and feeding
Recorded digging for grubs and taking berries. No other information.
May–Jul. Nest up to 2·5 m above ground on branch or stump. Eggs 4–6, greyish-blue with reddish-brown spots. No other... read more
Largely resident. N populations probably migrate S after breeding; recorded as scarce migrant at... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Formerly considered Near Threatened. Uncommon to locally common. Poorly known species.
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