French: Merle de Hauxwell German: Hauxwelldrossel Spanish: Zorzal de Hauxwell
See T. leucomelas. Monotypic.
Upper Amazonia in SE Colombia, E Ecuador, E Peru, W Brazil and N Bolivia.
23 cm; 69 g. Rich rufous-brown above, slightly stronger rufous on rump, mid-brown below, with dark-streaked whitish throat, whitish belly and vent, latter with brown tips;... read more
Song a leisurely, long-lasting series of simple but melodious phrases, with cadence reminiscent of... read more
Lower strata and subcanopy of humid lowland forest and woodland, including terra firme and... read more
Food and feeding
Invertebrates and fruits. Comes to fruiting trees. Also forages on ground at edges and in clearings.
A nest in Amazonas state, W Brazil, was in the crown of small spiny palm, c. 2·5 m above ground, and had two eggs in Mar; nest was a... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to fairly common, and locally common; scarce in Ecuador. Shy and elusive; easily overlooked. Its habitat at present remains pristine over... read more
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