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Lawrence's Thrush - BirdForum Opus

Photo by Leif G
Sani Lodge, Ecuador, November 2009
Turdus lawrencii


Brown upperside, paler brown underside with whitish central belly and vent, throat streaked white and dark. Male has yellow bill and eye ring, female has darker bill and narrower eye ring. Juvenile has small white spots on upperside, dark streaks on underside, and inconspicuous eye ring.


Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia (only east of the Andes).


This is a monotypic species1.


Forests and swamps in lowlands to low mountains


Usually found in canopy or sometimes in mid story of the forest. Likes fruiting trees, where it eats both fruit and insects.


  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.

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