French: Merle à col blanc German: Halbringdrossel Spanish: Zorzal cuelliblanco sureño
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Subspecies and Distribution
T. a. daguae
Berlepsch, 1897 – Dagua Thrush – E Panama S to NW Ecuador.
T. a. phaeopygoides
Seebohm, 1881 – NE Colombia, N Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago.
T. a. phaeopygus
Cabanis, 1849 – Grey-flanked Thrush – E Colombia E to the Guianas and N Amazonian Brazil.
T. a. spodiolaemus
Berlepsch & Stolzmann, 1896 – E Ecuador and W Brazil S to N Bolivia.
T. a. contemptus
Hellmayr, 1902 –
S Bolivia; recently recorded in Puno, SW Peru#R.
T. a. paraguayensis
(C. Chubb, 1910) – SW Brazil (Mato Grosso), E Paraguay and extreme NE Argentina (Misiones, N Corrientes).
T. a. crotopezus
M. H. C. Lichtenstein, 1823 – E Brazil (Alagoas, Bahia and Espírito Santo).
T. a. albicollis
Vieillot, 1818 – Rufous-flanked Thrush – SE Brazil (Rio de Janeiro S to Rio Grande do Sul) and C & E Uruguay.
20·5–26 cm; 40–84·5 g. Nominate race has forehead and face blackish brown, shading to dark brown upperparts; blackish-streaked white throat meeting... read more
Song regularly delivered in midday hours (from perch in lower or midstorey), a simple, rather... read more
Wooded cover, rarely venturing far into open. Inhabits undergrowth, lower storeys and occasionally... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, earthworms and other invertebrates; also much fruit, including that of Euterpe edulis, Cordia, Myrica... read more
May–Jun in Colombia; Apr–Jun in Venezuela; adult incubating in late Mar in Eduador; on Trinidad all months except Sept–... read more
Generally sedentary, albeit with some elevational movement reported (e.g. Brazil), but race ... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Fairly common to common E of Andes. In Venezuela uncommon locally to fairly common, and widespread in lowlands S of R Orinoco,... read more
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