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Spotted Nightingale-Thrush

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Photo by Fritz73Photo taken: Calilegua NP, Jujuy, Argentina.
Photo by Fritz73
Photo taken: Calilegua NP, Jujuy, Argentina.
Catharus dryas

Includes: Sclater's Nightingale-Thrush, Gould's Nightingale-Thrush

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[edit] Identification

Yellow breast, orange eye-ring and bill and black head.

[edit] Distribution

Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela.

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies

Four subspecies recognized, sometimes split into two species:[1]:

  • C. d. ovandensis:
  • Highlands of southern Mexico (southeastern Oaxaca and Chiapas)
  • C. d. dryas:
  • C. d. maculatus:
  • C. d. blakei:

If split ovandensis and dryas would form Gould's Nightingale-Thrush, Catharus dryas and maculatus and blakei Sclater's Nightingale-Thrush, Catharus maculatus.

[edit] Habitat

Moist montane forests.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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