French: Merle à ventre clair German: Rahmbauchdrossel Spanish: Zorzal chalchalero
#R, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
S & E Bolivia and S Brazil S to C Argentina; non-breeding also N to SE Peru and N (non-Amazonian) Brazil, casually to C Chile.
22–25 cm; 52–73 g. Plumage is olive-brown above, including head to below eye, except for black lores; brown-streaked white throat, greyish-buff (sometimes grey)... read more
Song a musical but fairly monotonous caroling, dry and somewhat less spirited than those of South... read more
Cerrado, open forest, forest borders, lighter woodland, second growth, thorny thickets,... read more
Food and feeding
Largely invertebrates, at least in Chaco areas, and regularly sallies for termites. Also many fruits, including Rapanea laetevirens... read more
Fledglings in Feb–Mar in Bolivia; Nov in S Brazil; Oct–Dec, and fledglings in Mar, in Argentina. Nest a cup made of grass,... read more
Partial migrant. Pattern not clear, but in austral winter some (perhaps majority, with exception of... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Fairly common to common. Common throughout most of Paraguay and all of Uruguay.
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