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Adult Male
Photo by Kshounish Sankar Ray
Kolkata, India, April 2009
Turdus obscurus

Identification

Adult Male

  • Grey back and head
  • Black eyeline with white borders
  • Orange breast and flanks
  • White belly

Juvenile

  • Browner back

Distribution

Siberia, Mongolia and Japan; winters to Indonesia and Philippines

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Female or Juvenile?
Photo by Neil
Hong Kong, China

Habitat

Coniferous and open forests, feeding in dense thicket or leaf litter.

Behaviour

Breeding

The 4-6 eggs are laid in a tree nest.

Diet

The diet includes insects, earthworms and berries.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Wikipedia
  3. BF Member observations

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