Order: Passeriformes | Family: Turdidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male|Female | Loc. Junin|Cajamarca
Age: Adult | Sex: Male|Female | Loc. Upper Manu Road
Age: Adult | Sex: Males | Loc. Amazonas, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Males and Females | Loc. Various locations
Status: The Great Thrush is common at the edges of humid montane forests of the east slope of the Andes and at elevations ranging between 2400-4200 m. It also occurs on the west slope of the Andes from Piura to Lima. The Great Thrush also occurs in Co, Ec, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Zorzal Grande.
Sub-species: Great Thrush (Turdus fuscater gigantodes), Cabanis, 1873. S Ecuador S to C Peru.
(Turdus fuscater ockendeni), Hellmayr, 1906. SE Peru.
Meaning of Name: Turdus: L. turdus= thrush. fuscater: L. fuscus= dark and ater= black. fuscater. Between dark and black, blackish or dark gray.
- 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.