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Turdus leucops

Platycichla leucops



Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, and Venezuela.


This is a monotypic species which was in the past included in the genus Platycichla.


Moist montanes.


These birds build cup-shaped nests made of moss. They lay green eggs with brown blotches. Generally, the females incubate the nest. The males help feed the nestlings.


  1. Clements, James F. 2007. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2007. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. ISBN 9780801445019
  2. SACC proposal to subsume genus Platycichla within Turdus.

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