Family Thrushes (Turdidae)

Near Threatened

Unicolored Thrush (Turdus haplochrous)


Taxonomy

French: Merle de Bolivie German: Palmaritodrossel Spanish: Zorzal boliviano
Taxonomy:

Turdus haplochrous

Todd

, 1931,

Palmarito, San Julián River, Chiquitos, Bolivia

.

See T. nudigenis, below. Present species apparently sister to T. sanchezorum#R. Monotypic.

Distribution:

N Bolivia (SE Beni, W Santa Cruz).

Descriptive notes

23–24 cm; 84 g. Plumage is olive-brown above, slightly paler below, with dark-streaked whitish throat; bill pale brownish-yellow; legs brown. Sexes similar. Juvenile... read more

Voice

Little information. Song a series of whistled phrases, similar to that of T. hauxwelli;... read more

Habitat

Semi-deciduous woodland, semi-open forest and seasonally flooded riverine forest (várzea... read more

Food and feeding

No information.

Breeding

No information.

Movements

Presumably sedentary.

Status and conservation

Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Poorly known; apparently rare. Range appears to be very small and distribution patchy, although habitat... read more

Recommended citation

Collar, N. & Sharpe, C.J. (2019). Unicolored Thrush (Turdus haplochrous). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/58304 on 17 June 2019).