French: Grive à gorge rousse German: Rotkehldrossel Spanish: Zorzal papirrojo
Other common names:
Dark-throated Thrush (when treated as conspecific with T. atrogularis)
Dauria = Transbaikalia, Russia
SC Siberia (E Altai and Baikal area) S to N Mongolia and NW China; non-breeding N Indian Subcontinent E to S China and NE Myanmar.
24–27 cm; 63–103 g. Male is dull pale grey above, with dull rufous-chestnut supercilium, subocular area and chin to lower breast and neck side; dull rufous tail... read more
Song, by male, a series of spaced-out, short simple fluty phrases, “chooee-chooee…... read more
Sparse montane forest, upper limit of cedar (Cedrus) forest, mossy tree-line scrub,... read more
Food and feeding
Invertebrates and, mainly in autumn and winter, berries and some seeds. Stomachs of summer birds in Russia held beetles (Coleoptera), those... read more
May–Jul in Russia. Nest a cup of twigs, moss and stems cemented with mud, lined with finer stems, placed low down, usually below 2 m... read more
Migratory. In Altai, pairs that finish nesting early move to lower elevations mid-Jul, most of... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Densities over large breeding range variable with habitat; 32 birds/km² at one lakeside area in Altai, 13 birds/km² in sparse pine (... read more
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