French: Stizorhin de Finsch German: Finschdrossel Spanish: Zorzal de Finsch
Other common names:
Finsch's Rufous Thrush
SW Guinea and Sierra Leone E to SW Nigeria.
18 cm; 33–44 g. A short-billed, short-legged and stout, flycatcher-shaped thrush with upright posture; habit of flirting outer tail. Has dull grey-brown head, dull... read more
Territorial song, usually from high (c. 7 m) concealed perch, and given even during middle of day,... read more
Understorey and lower canopy (up to 30 m in Liberia) of primary and secondary lowland evergreen and... read more
Food and feeding
Small insects, e.g. ants and wasps (Hymenoptera), termites (Isoptera), beetles (Coleoptera), grasshoppers (Orthoptera), flies (Diptera),... read more
Little information. Nest material being gathered in Feb–Mar in Nigeria; birds in breeding condition Jun, Sept–Oct and Dec in... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Rare to locally common. Fairly common in S & C Liberia.
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