French: Merle de Reeve German: Schiefermanteldrossel Spanish: Zorzal dorsiplomizo
Puna Island, Gulf of Guayaquil, Ecuador.
W Ecuador and NW Peru.
23–24 cm; 61–66 g. Male is bluish slate-grey above, with white or bluish-white iris, dark-streaked white throat terminating in small white crescent, pale grey... read more
Song, apparently only for brief period when breeding, a fairly fast, typical Turdus... read more
Deciduous and semi-humid evergreen forest and woodland, edges, scrub, and adjacent clearings;... read more
Food and feeding
Diet little known. Mainly arboreal, often gathering in sizeable concentrations in fruiting trees; sometimes joins mixed-species flocks.
Nests during rainy season, Jan–Mar/Apr; juveniles in Apr. One nest was an open thick-walled cup of grasses and other plant material,... read more
Seasonal movements and marked changes in abundance, but still unclear; appears to follow rains,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Tumbesian Region EBA. Uncommon to locally common (perhaps seasonally). In Ecuador, numerous in... read more
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