French: Merle à lunettes German: Nacktaugendrossel Spanish: Zorzal caripelado
Subspecies and Distribution
T. n. nudigenis
Lafresnaye, 1848 – Lesser Antilles (Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Lucia, St Vincent, Grenada), Trinidad and Tobago, and from Venezuela and E Andes of Colombia E to the Guianas and N Brazil (N Roraima and N bank of lower R Amazon).
T. n. extimus
Todd, 1931 – N Brazil (S bank of lower R Amazon).
23–24 cm; 50–75 g. Nominate race is olive-brown above, paler below, with dark-streaked white throat, whitish belly and vent, latter with pale brown tips; broad... read more
Song a series of short, quiet, monotonous but melodious phrases, more musical than that of many... read more
Secondary forest, semi-open and dry scrubby areas with scattered groves, clearings, shade coffee... read more
Food and feeding
Berries and fruit, including (Trinidad) paw-paw, guava and avocado pear; also invertebrates, including caterpillars, beetles, moths and... read more
Mar–Jul in Lesser Antilles; May and Aug in Colombia, May–Sept in Venezuela, Apr–Sept in Trinidad and May–Aug on... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common to uncommon generally. Seldom numerous in Colombia; common in Venezuela and in coastal French Guiana. Possibly spreading in N Brazil. Perhaps... read more
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