French: Merle d’Équateur German: Tumbesdrossel Spanish: Zorzal ecuatoriano
Turdus ignobilis maculirostris
Berlepsch and Taczanowski, 1884,
Cimbo, western Ecuador.
W Ecuador and extreme NW Peru.
21·5–23 cm; 62–76 g. Olive-brown above, paler and warmer brown below, with dark-streaked white throat, whitish centre of belly and vent; faint yellow... read more
Song a musical caroling; main call a whining cat-like upslurred “queeoww”, similar... read more
Humid lowland and subtropical forest, deciduous forest, forest borders, secondary woodland, lightly... read more
Food and feeding
Little information. Forages mostly in trees.
In a study in SW Ecuador, based on 17 nests, laying recorded in Feb. Nests were mud and moss cups typical of the genus, placed on stumps,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Tumbesian Region EBA. Uncommon to fairly common. The most numerous and widespread Turdus within its... read more
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