Order: Passeriformes | Family: Turdidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Napo, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Abra Patricia, Amazonas
Age: Adult and Juvenile | Sex: Male | Unknown | Loc. Napo, Ec | Manu Road
Status: The Glossy-black Thrush is fairly common in montane forests of the east and west (Piura and Cajamarca) slopes of the Andes at elevations ranging between 1800-3000 m (east slope) and 1200-2900 m (west slope). It also occurs in Co, Ec, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Zorzal Negro-Brilloso.
Sub-species: Glossy-black Thrush (Turdus serranus serranus), Tschudi, 1844.
Meaning of Name: Turdus: L. turdus= thrush. serranus: Portuguese serra for mountain range, also, Spanish sierra and cerro mountain range.
- 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.