French: Merle du Maranon German: Marañóndrossel Spanish: Zorzal del Marañón
Callacate, northern Peru
Extreme S Ecuador and upper Marañón drainage in NW Peru (Cajamarca, La Libertad, Piura).
21·5 cm. Plumage is rich brown above with vague darker scales, dull white below, brown scaling on breast and flanks; bill and legs greyish. Sexes similar. Juvenile is... read more
Song a pleasant, leisurely, typical Turdus caroling, slower and with more slurred notes... read more
Deciduous woodland, secondary growth, clearings, arid scrub and gardens, also borders of relatively... read more
Food and feeding
Diet not known. Forages on ground, sometimes hopping boldly on ploughed fields and grassy areas. Primarily arboreal during day.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Marañón Valley EBA. Apparently fairly common. In Ecuador relatively numerous around Zumba, with... read more
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