Creamy-bellied Thrush (Turdus amaurochalinus)

Order: Passeriformes | Family: Turdidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern

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Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Southern Brazil

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Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Southern Brazil

creamy-bellied_thrush
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Southern Brazil

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Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Southern Brazil


Identification & Behavior: ~23 cm (9 in). The Creamy-bellied Thrush has gray upperparts with a yellow bill and no eye ring. The throat is whitish streaked with black. The rest of the underparts are buffy-gray with a white center of belly, vent, and undertail coverts. It forages mostly on the ground in semi-open habitats and forest edges. It is similar to the Black-billed Thrush but is distinguished by a yellow bill and buffy-gray underparts.

Status: The Creamy-bellied Thrush is an uncommon Austral migrant to southeast Peru. All records come from Madre de Dios. It is expected in Peru during the months of May through October. It also occurs in Br, Bo, and Ch.

Name in Spanish: Zorzal de Vientre Cremoso.

Sub-species: Creamy-bellied Thrush (Turdus amaurochalinus), Cabanis, 1850.

Meaning of Name: Turdus: L. turdus= thrush. amaurochalinus: Gr. amauros= dark and khalinos= bridle, strap.

See more of the Family Turdidae  peru aves

Distribution Map
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References:

    • Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum.  http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2016.