French: Grive à ailes tachetées German: Fleckflügeldrossel Spanish: Zorzal alimoteado
C & S Sri Lanka.
21–23 cm; 70 g. Warm brown above from head to tail, with two white-spotted wingbars; face and underparts whitish, white lores and half-eyering, smudged blackish... read more
Song, in early morning or just before dusk, involves loud, beautiful, slurring, melancholy whistles... read more
Primary moist evergreen forest, selectively logged areas, secondary regrowth, cardamom jungle,... read more
Food and feeding
Small invertebrates, including earthworms, spiders, moths, beetles, grasshoppers and other insects and their pupae; also small frogs; also... read more
Mainly Mar–May, also Jul–Jan, but eggs also Feb; two or three broods. Pair-bond may last all year; feeding of female by male... read more
Apparently sedentary. Historical records of sporadic occurrence in dry zone suggest some form of... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Sri Lanka EBA. Fairly common to common. Greatest abundance apparently in... read more
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