Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae (Thrushes)  
Genus: Catharus (6 species, 13 worldwide)


Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush
Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush (Catharus aurantiirostris phaeopleurus)
Sabaneta, Antioquia, Colombia
  Grey-headed race from southwest Costa Rica to north Colombia.
   

Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush
Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush (Catharus aurantiirostris aurantiirostris)
OcaƱa, Norte de Santander, Colombia  
   


Slaty-backed Nightingale-Thrush
Slaty-backed Nightingale-Thrush (Catharus fuscater)
Reserva Santa Helena, Costa Rica  
   


Veery
Veery (Catharus fuscescens fuscescens)
Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States  
   
Photograph by Kelly Colgan Azar     Copyright and usage info

Northern migrant.

Sclater's Nightingale-Thrush
Sclater's Nightingale-Thrush (Catharus maculatus maculatus)
Milpe Bird Sanctuary, Pichincha province, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Split from the Spotted Nightingale-Thrush.

Grey-cheeked Thrush
Grey-cheeked Thrush (Catharus minimus)
Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA  
   

Northern migrant. Note partial eye-ring vs. the much more common Swainson's Thrush.

Swainson's Thrush
Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus)
La Romera, Itagui, Antioquia, Colombia  
   

Northern migrant. Note full eye-ring vs. the much less common Grey-cheeked Thrush.


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