French: Grive de Dixon German: Dixonerddrossel Spanish: Zorzal de Dixon
C & E Himalayas (E from Uttarakhand, N India) and SE Xizang, N & NE Myanmar and S China (Sichuan, S & W Yunnan); non-breeding also NE India (S of R Brahmaputra), NW Thailand and N Indochina.
25–27 cm; 71–125 g. Plain warm olive-brown above from crown to tail, with whitish eyering, buffy face marked dark below eye, on rear ear-coverts and on malar; two buff-... read more
Song a slow, arbitrary, protracted series of phrases consisting of squeaky rasps, fluty chortles,... read more
In Himalayas breeds in dense fir, juniper and birch-rhododendron forest, at 3000–4200 m,... read more
Food and feeding
Largely terrestrial. Often seen while foraging along leafy tracks and roadsides. Occasionally in small flocks in non-breeding season;... read more
May–Jul in Himalayas. Nest a large cup of twigs and moss, lined with grass, placed up to 3 m above ground in low tree. Eggs 3, dull... read more
Largely resident, but with seasonal vertical movements, probably some short-distance migrations. In... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common; uncommon in Myanmar and China. Scarce to uncommon in winter SE Asia.
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