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Turdus sp. (Manu Biolodge, Cusco, Peru) (1 Viewer)


Sergio López Martín
Hello everyone! I saw these birds on October 14th at Manu Biolodge (Cusco, Peru). Each number indicates a different individual.

According to the Merlin app, the species to expect in the area are the Hauxwell's thrush (Turdus hauxwelli) and the black-billed thrush (Turdus ignobilis). Which of these species does each bird belong to? Or do you think any of them could belong to a different species from those already mentioned?

Thanks in advance!


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All appear to be Black-billed of the expected debilis subspecies (per the white throat patch visible in some of these pics). Note the paler, greyer underparts, aforementioned white lower throat and the fact that Hauxwell's tends to be warmer brown overall.

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