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White-chinned Thrush

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Photo by Stanley Jones Surrey State, Portland Parish, Jamaica, November, 2010
Photo by Stanley Jones
Surrey State, Portland Parish, Jamaica, November, 2010
Turdus aurantius

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[edit] Identification

Orange legs and bill conspicuous, mostly brownish grey with white spot on wing; white chin small and not a strong field mark. Sometimes raises its tail.

[edit] Distribution

Jamaica.

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Wooded areas, edges, gardens, mostly in hills and mountains but also regular in lowland (especially non-breeding).

[edit] Behaviour

Mostly feeds on the ground.

[edit] References

  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.
  2. Raffaele et al. 1998. Birds of the West Indies. Christopher Helm, London. ISBN 0713649054

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