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23.5-30.5 cm (9.25-12 ins)
A partial migrant.
Has once been recorded as a vagrant in the British Isles.
This is a polytypic species, consisting of two subspecies:
Suburban woodland with decidiuous trees, thickets, brush, garden shrubbery.
A very shy and secretive bird.
Mainly an omnivorous ground feeder, it turns over leaves looking for seeds, insects, snails and worms, it will also eat berries, nuts and occasionally lizards.
Call: A sharp lip-smacking type sound.
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